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How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

 

Australia has been at the forefront of cervical cancer prevention for decades, and continues to take the lead.

 

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Preventing skin cancer

To stay safe in the sun this summer make sure you follow Cancer Council's recommended combination of sun protection measures

 

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We've Gotcha Covered

Make sure you are ready for summer with Cancer Council’s latest sun protection range. ‘Gotcha Covered’ offers fresh and innovative designs to keep you safe and looking good outdoors.

 

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How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

 

Australia has been at the forefront of cervical cancer prevention for decades, and continues to take the lead.

 

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Preventing skin cancer

To stay safe in the sun this summer make sure you follow Cancer Council's recommended combination of sun protection measures

 

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We've Gotcha Covered

Make sure you are ready for summer with Cancer Council’s latest sun protection range. ‘Gotcha Covered’ offers fresh and innovative designs to keep you safe and looking good outdoors.

 

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Gather, share and give in support of Aussies affected by cancer

3 February 2017 | Media releases

Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, 25 May 2017 #BiggestMorningTea

One Australian is diagnosed with cancer approximately every five minutes, the length of an average tea break. Throughout May and June Cancer Council is calling on Aussies to pop on the kettle and prep the menu for

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Australians encouraged to get active this World Cancer Day

3 February 2017 | Media releases

Exercise a ‘wonder drug’, says Cancer Council Australia CEO

Saturday 4 February is World Cancer Day and Cancer Council Australia is joining organisations around the world to mark the event and encouraging Aussies to get physically active to reduce their cancer risk.

Cancer Council research shows that around 1,800 bowel, breast and…

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New cancer data highlights lost opportunities in bowel cancer screening and rising liver cancer toll

2 February 2017 | Media releases

Latest cancer trends published on eve of World Cancer Day (4 Feb)

New national cancer data released today highlights lost opportunities in bowel cancer screening and an alarming increase in liver cancer deaths, Cancer Council Australia said today.

Cancer Council Australia CEO and President of the International Union for Cancer Control,…

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Supporting World Cancer Day 2017

30 January 2017 | News

February 4 2017 is World Cancer Day, a global event coordinated by the Union for International Cancer Control.

This year’s international tagline, ‘We Can. I Can.’, focuses on the many things that individuals and groups can do to reduce the burden of cancer across the globe.

With the event this year falling on a Saturday, the focus around the globe will be on supporting the event…

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Sunscreen use and individual reactions: a message from Cancer Council Australia

5 January 2017 | Media releases

CEO of Cancer Council Australia, Professor Sanchia Aranda, said today that reported reactions to its SPF 50+ Kids sunscreen were being investigated and that Cancer Council’s sunscreen range remained safe and effective for the vast majority of users.

Professor Aranda thanked the people who reported reactions and urged anyone with concerns to phone the sunscreen infoline on 1300 364 515 for…

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Slip, slop, slack leaves Australians red-faced

21 November 2016 | Media releases

National Skin Cancer Action Week puts the spotlight on sun protection

Cancer Council research released today (20/11) shows fewer Australians are using hats to protect themselves from the sun and, as a result, are getting sunburnt on their face, head, nose or ears.

The data from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey reveals…

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Gather, share and give in support of Aussies affected by cancer

3 February 2017 | Media releases

Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, 25 May 2017 #BiggestMorningTea

One Australian is diagnosed with cancer approximately every five minutes, the length of an average tea break. Throughout May and June Cancer Council is calling on Aussies to pop on the kettle and prep the menu for

Read more

Australians encouraged to get active this World Cancer Day

3 February 2017 | Media releases

Exercise a ‘wonder drug’, says Cancer Council Australia CEO

Saturday 4 February is World Cancer Day and Cancer Council Australia is joining organisations around the world to mark the event and encouraging Aussies to get physically active to reduce their cancer risk.

Cancer Council research shows that around 1,800 bowel, breast and…

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How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

Professor Karen Canfell
24 February 2017

A new study on the impact of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer, the first worldwide to look at participants in a vaccination program (beyond clinical trials) was published today in The Lancet.

Continue reading How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives


2017 resolutions for a healthier you

Rosannah Snelson
30 December 2016

When January 1 rolls around you're given a fresh start, the opportunity to set goals and put your health first for the next 365 days.

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Are Aussies becoming sun-slackers?

Dr Andrew Satchell
24 November 2016

As a dermatologist working in Australia, skin cancer is something I think, see and talk about every day. I see the impact it has on too many Australian lives first hand and it’s always front of mind.

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Is your job increasing your cancer risk?

Terry Slevin
4 October 2016

Each day most of us get up, get ready, farewell our family and head off to work... we don't expect that our job could increase the risk of being told "you have cancer" twenty to forty years down the track.

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If you see us on the streets this Friday, here’s why

Professor Sanchia Aranda
22 August 2016

This Friday you will probably see Cancer Council staff and volunteers fundraising for Daffodil Day. It’s an annual event that first started in Australia 30 years ago.

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How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

Professor Karen Canfell
24 February 2017

A new study on the impact of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer, the first worldwide to look at participants in a vaccination program (beyond clinical trials) was published today in The Lancet.

Continue reading How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives


2017 resolutions for a healthier you

Rosannah Snelson
30 December 2016

When January 1 rolls around you're given a fresh start, the opportunity to set goals and put your health first for the next 365 days.

Continue reading 2017 resolutions for a healthier you


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