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Cancer stories and news

Thank you for all that you do

Friday 28 May 2021

Our photo gallery acknowledges the work of our amazing supporters who are dedicated to a cancer free future.

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Klarissa and Warren

Clinical trials gave us longer than we would have had

Thursday 20 May 2021

“Warren always put his hand up for any extra tests. His theory was that even though none of it worked for him, we would learn something from it to benefit people in the future. "

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Teens on mobile phones

E-cigarettes too easy for teens to access

Thursday 20 May 2021

E-cigarette use is climbing among teenagers due to dodgy online marketing and influence from their peers. But we’re developing resources to educate our kids.

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Recognising our volunteers for National Volunteer Week

Friday 14 May 2021

Cancer Council Victoria is recognising and celebrating the tireless work of our volunteers for National Volunteer Week (May 17 – 23).

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Sam’s family would give anything to see him again

Friday 7 May 2021

“I see a beautiful little boy growing up without his dad, who won’t be there to share his milestones."

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Brenton walking and smiling

Brenton's walk for a more beautiful world

Tuesday 25 May 2021

Brenton has seen cancer impact his own family. So he decided to take on a challenge to make a difference.

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Nurse treating patient

Clinical trials to improve life during and after cancer

Tuesday 25 May 2021

New funding into clinical trials of $1.5 million was recently announced. These trials aim to improve the quality of life of people diagnosed with cancer.

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Thank you for all that you do

Thursday 22 April 2021

Our photo gallery acknowledges the work of our amazing supporters who are dedicated to a cancer free future.

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Achieving a major research goal

Wednesday 21 April 2021
Progress against leukaemia: A/Prof Daniel Gray has discovered how cancer cells resist drug treatment in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia.
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Brent’s starting early on building a better world

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Brent began taking part in Relay For Life as a 28-year-old. Ten years later, his passion led him to another step: leaving a gift in his Will.

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Hype or hope? Cancer marker tests sold online

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Ads for direct-to-consumer cancer marker tests claim they can detect cancer without needing to see a doctor. Do they live up to their promises?

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The crucial research you’re supporting this year

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Through all the challenges we’ve faced in the past year, there’s been one big thing giving us hope: the ground-breaking cancer research projects you help fund.

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Somehow, Marnie kept smiling through COVID-19 and cancer

Monday 29 March 2021

“When I was diagnosed, it was a time in my life when I was just starting to find my feet and discover where I belonged in the world. Then it all came crashing down.”

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Pat's journey with cancer

Thursday 25 March 2021

Being diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 74 was the last thing Pat expected. Now she wants to ensure her own children and grandchildren are diligent about their breast health.

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"I want to contribute what I can, while I can"

Wednesday 10 March 2021

AFTER being diagnosed with young onset colorectal cancer (YOCRC) three years ago, Emma Barrance-Kelly is helping improve cancer outcomes for others.

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