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Bowel cancer screening campaign

Are you or someone you love aged 50 or over? Then you or your loved one is at higher risk of bowel cancer. Tragically, bowel cancer claims the lives of 75 Australians every week.

 

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Emeralds & Ivy Ball

The Emeralds & Ivy Ball is an annual black tie gala event, hosted by Ronan Keating with a guest list of entertainers as well as fans and supporters of Cancer Council Australia. This year the event is proudly supported by Your Digital File.

 

LATEST NEWS: Auction items have been announced. Check them out here.

 

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World Cancer Congress

The World Cancer Congress is coming to Australia in December, register now

 

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Jessica Rusinko

Jessica talks bravely about losing both parents to cancer before she turned 25.

 

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kNOw Asbestos in your home

If you are thinking of doing a renovation, Cancer Council's new eLearning course kNOw Asbestos in your home will be invaluable. Find out more about the course and about online learning here

 

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New report shows cancer one of the leading causes of alcohol-related deaths

31 July 2014 | Media releases

A new report showing that cancer was one of the leading causes of alcohol-related deaths in Australia should help raise public awareness of alcohol as a significant cancer risk factor, Cancer Council Australia said today.

CEO Professor Ian Olver said the new report, Alcohol’s burden of disease in Australia, published by the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education and VicHealth,…

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Unite in Pink and support women affected by breast and gynaecological cancers

25 July 2014 | Media releases

Every day in Australia, around 50 women are diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer and will need our help and support.

This is why Australians come together each October to show their support for Cancer Council through Pink Ribbon Day (Monday 27th October), Girls’ Night In and other Pink Ribbon Fundraisers.

There are so many ways you can get involved to support those affected…

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New daffodil range helps hope bloom

21 July 2014 | Media releases

The daffodil is the international symbol of hope for everyone living with cancer. This year, Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day (Friday 22nd August) aims to raise $9.7 million to fund life-saving cancer research, prevention programs and support services.

Why not brighten up your day with a splash of yellow and show you care about beating cancer by wearing a Cancer Council pin or purchasing an…

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Second-hand 1999 Barina becomes fundraising vehicle

17 July 2014 | News

How much would you pay for a second-hand 1999 Barina featuring a cassette player and matching seats, if it was for a good cause?

When David Johns decided to create an over-the-top online campaign in a bid to sell his second-hand car, he never expected the campaign would go viral, generating over 600,000 YouTube views and over 500,000 tweets.

With the campaign taking off in the first…

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Australian smoking rates at record lows

17 July 2014 | Media releases

'A triumph of evidence-based public health policy'

 

New data showing a record fall in smoking rates confirms that Australia is on track to achieve major reductions in smoking-related diseases, Cancer Council Australia said today.

Chair of the joint Cancer Council/Heart Foundation Tobacco Issues Committee, Kylie Lindorff, said the new data,…

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Celebrities pin their hopes on beating cancer this Daffodil Day

9 July 2014 | Media releases

Every day in Australia, 350 people will hear the words ‘You have cancer’ and sadly approximately 118 people will lose their lives to the disease.

Cancer Council’s celebrity ambassadors are urging all Australians to show they care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day (Friday 22nd August) by wearing a Cancer Council pin.

Actor Marta Dusseldorp knows the profound…

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Get your parents to screen for bowel cancer

Paul Grogan
25 June 2014

By random coincidence, I met two people in the past week who lost parents to bowel cancer. Random, because although I work in cancer policy these were social encounters.

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What should I do if someone I love smokes?

Luke Atkin
30 May 2014

At Quit, we get around 20,000 calls a year from smokers trying, or intent on trying to give up.

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Extreme caution needed on electronic cigarettes

Professor Ian Olver
17 April 2014

Electronic cigarettes containing nicotine cannot be lawfully sold in Australia. These devices have never been legal here because of the restrictions that apply under poison control regulations.

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Cancer awareness selfies - selfless or all in vain?

Hollie Jenkins
9 April 2014

How often do we stop and think about what we are doing to help the cancer cause or talk about cancer prevention?

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