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October 1, 2015

Cancer Council Victoria converts to a new governance structure

We have converted from a not-for-profit organisation created under the Cancer Act 1958 to a a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.

September 30, 2015

Make it a Girls Night In to help beat womens cancers

Support women affected by breast and gynaecological cancers for Pink Ribbon Day

September 30, 2015

Ovarian cancer diagnosed too late for too many Victorian women

We have converted from a not-for-profit organisation created under the Cancer Act 1958 to a a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee.

September 30, 2015

AFL greats backing cancer research

Past AFL players are urging Victorians who have never had cancer to take part in Cancer Council Victoria’s Australian Breakthrough Cancer (ABC) Study.

September 28, 2015

New initiative launched to increase cancer screening for Chinese community in Melbourne’s east

A new initiative launched today aims to increase breast, bowel and cervical cancer screening for the Chinese community in Box Hill.

September 25, 2015

Time running out for free cancer vaccine for older boys

Time is running out for older Victorian boys to access the free HPV vaccine, warns Cancer Council Victoria.

September 24, 2015

Perth Royal Show should be one big cover up

West Australians are urged to cover up and be SunSmart while enjoying the Perth Royal Show

September 23, 2015

Prostate cancer diagnoses decline significantly

Recent changes to the way prostate cancer is detected have led to a rapid decline in men diagnosed and treated for the disease.

September 17, 2015

Film goers told they don't have to face cancer alone

Film goers will be offered information and support from Cancer Council under a unique partnership with director Paul Cox on his new feature film Force of Destiny.

September 8, 2015

Tips for keeping well during and beyond a cancer diagnosis and treatment

Professor Sanchia Aranda offers some tips for staying well during a cancer diagnosis and treatment

September 1, 2015

Go Pink in October to help beat women’s cancers

Support women affected by breast and gynaecological cancers this October.

September 1, 2015

Tax increase provides added incentive to kick the habit

A tobacco tax increase to take effect today provides smokers with yet another reason to butt out for good.

August 31, 2015

LGBTI community needed for important cervical screening study

Seeking lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people living in Victoria

August 30, 2015

Victorian researchers pinpoint our cancer risk

Victorian men in their mid-60s have a one in six chance of developing cancer within the next decade according to statistics.

August 24, 2015

Hope for young people with cancer: survival is on the increase

A record number of young Victorians are living longer after a cancer diagnosis, according to new Cancer Council Victoria data.

August 24, 2015

AFL players show they care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day

The AFL Players’ Association is joining forces with Cancer Council Victoria to raise awareness of the impact of cancer on the community ahead of Daffodil Day, this Friday 28 August.

August 23, 2015

Cancer Council welcomes smokefree announcement

News today that smokefree areas in Victoria will be extended has been welcomed by the Cancer Council Victoria.

August 23, 2015

Smokefree dining legislation – a welcome breath of fresh air

Quit Victoria welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement today to introduce smokefree outdoor dining across the state by 1 August 2017.

August 20, 2015

Statement from Cancer Council Victoria CEO Todd Harper

In response to today’s story in The Age regarding the freedom of information application made on behalf of British American Tobacco to access survey data on the tobacco, alcohol and drug use of young people

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