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Latest from Cancer Council Australia
31 May 2017

Heart Foundation and Cancer Council call for action on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco is the number one preventable cause of the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, highlighting the need for strong action, Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation said today.

18 May 2017

Medical research must include focus on better use of existing technology

Cancer Council Australia and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia have called for new research into improved use of Australia’s existing health system and technology, in response to a Senate inquiry into research funding for poor-survival cancers.

28 February 2017

1 in 6 teenage boys consume at least 52 litres of soft drink each year

The vast availability of cheap soft drinks, at home and at school, is encouraging Australian teenage boys to continue to guzzle down sugary drinks at an alarming rate, according to new Cancer Council research published today.

3 February 2017

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

One Australian is diagnosed with cancer every five minutes, the length of an average tea break.

3 February 2017

Australians encouraged to get active this World Cancer Day

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.

3 February 2017

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

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.

4 January 2017

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

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.

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