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Successful schools announced!

Cancer Council Australia has awarded 45 grants as part of the Shade for Secondary Schools Program, made possible thanks to the $1 million donation received from eftpos. Read about the successful schools.

 

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Pink Ribbon

Every day in Australia, around 50 women are diagnosed with breast or a gynaecological cancer. Find out how you can get involved to help Cancer Council beat women’s cancers.

 

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World Cancer Congress

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

 

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Searching for cancer information

Have you ever left the doctor’s office having being told you need to get an ultrasound for a suspicious lump and immediately searched online to see what it could be?


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Move Over Cancer

Hey, Cancer. Move over
BEAT THE PROS is here

Watch Fox Sports from Monday 25th August to see some of Australia’s best sporting athletes join forces with the corporate world to say Move Over Cancer.

 

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Successful schools announced!

Cancer Council Australia has awarded 45 grants as part of the Shade for Secondary Schools Program, made possible thanks to the $1 million donation received from eftpos. Read about the successful schools.

 

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45 Australian schools to receive new defence in fight against skin cancer

24 August 2014 | Media releases

Almost one in eight high schools say they need more shade for students

 

Forty-five high schools across Australia have been selected to receive up to $25,000 to fund better shading in their school grounds, thanks to Cancer Council grants made possible through the eftpos Giveback program.

The grants were awarded from a pool of over 380 applications…

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Take five minutes to tell us what you think about alcohol warning labels

4 August 2014 | News

Cancer Council Australia is inviting Australians 18 and older to participate in a new survey to help us understand what Australians think about the idea of warning labels on alcohol products.

The Alcohol Labels Survey is being run by Flinders University, the University…

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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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Searching for cancer information online

Jo Pham
18 August 2014

Have you ever left the doctor’s office having being told you need to get an ultrasound for a suspicious lump and immediately searched online to see what it could be?

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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.

Continue reading Extreme caution needed on electronic cigarettes


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