Cervical screening found Karina's cancer early, when successful treatment was possible. Now, she's using her experience to encourage others to screen regularly.
Given today’s date - 13/11/20 - is also the number for our 13 11 20 cancer nurses, we’re taking the opportunity to recognise the life-changing work they do.
Carol was 72 when a regular mammogram revealed a lump and she was diagnosed with HER2 breast cancer. She's faced financial stress as a result of her diagnosis but reached out to Cancer Council for help.
Kane died of a rare form of lymphoma when he was 13 years old. His mother Natalie wants cancer research to find new treatments so other families don't have to suffer.
Victorians are celebrating the easing of COVID-19 restrictions by spending more time outside. But alarmingly, new research shows that most of us don’t understand when we should be using sun protection.
From alcohol to exercise, fatty acids to sugary drinks, we know more than ever about what affects our risk of cancer. Much of this is thanks to one extensive study – Health 2020.
A record number of Victorian educators took the initiative to upskill in sun protection during lockdown helping to ensure children are well protected as they returned to learn and play outdoors this month.
Find out how we helped encourage Aboriginal women to get screened for cervical cancer.
If you're paying more for things like tests, scans, medications, specialists, transport and accommodation, we want to hear from you.
Appointments via video or phone call are the new normal since our health services had to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19. Remote appointments bring benefits, both now and in the future.
With reports on reductions in new cancer diagnoses since COVID-19 worrying experts, Victorians are being urged to continue regular cancer screening to stay healthy and safe.
After chipping away at an idea through decades of groundwork, a dedicated Victorian cancer researcher has delivered a remarkable breakthrough discovery for preventing bowel cancer.
Our photo gallery acknowledges the work of our amazing supporters who are dedicated to a cancer free future.
Jenny has remained warm and vibrant through the hardship of supporting two loved ones on their cancer journeys. She is now leaving a gift in her Will to honour their lives and memories.
The latest update under the Victorian Government’s COVID ban on elective surgery from David Speakman, Chief Medical Officer at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
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