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|Latest from Cancer Council Australia|
|15 May 2013||
Cancer Council Australia has welcomed a budget commitment of $16.1 million over four years to support the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, and calls on all eligible Australians to take the screening test.
|9 May 2013||
About 61,000 Australian lives have been saved by improvements in cancer prevention, screening and treatment over the past 20 years, according to new Cancer Council research released today.
|30 April 2013||
Every year throughout the month of May, Cancer Council encourages people all over Australia to get together in their community and host a morning tea. Now it’s even easier to support Cancer Council – by hosting a ‘virtual’ morning tea online.
|1 April 2013||
A new study published in the Medical Journal of Australia shows why expanding the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program should be an election priority for both Labor and the Coalition, Cancer Council Australia said today.
|26 March 2013||
Decades of personal devotion to improved cancer outcomes in Australia were recognized today when the Governor-General, presented Cancer Council Australia's prestigious Gold Medal to "icon of healthcare advocacy", Mrs Judith Roberts AO.
|21 March 2013||
Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea has attracted more fantastic celebrity support than ever before with Australian chefs Matt Moran, Luke Mangan, Poh Ling Yeow, Gary Mehigan, Karen Martini, Sarah Wilson, Dominique Rizzo, Janella Purcell, Alana Lowes and Miguel Maestre all joining the morning tea party this May
|1 March 2013||
Twenty years ago this May, people all over Australia gathered in living rooms, community centres, schools and workplaces to celebrate the first Australia's Biggest Morning Tea.
|19 February 2013||
The health benefits of plain packaging for tobacco will soon be enjoyed across the Tasman, following the New Zealand government’s announcement today that it will be the second country after Australia to adopt the groundbreaking policy.
|15 February 2013||
A Federal Court ruling to uphold the validity of patents on cancer-causing gene mutations highlights the need to change the law to protect health consumers from commercial gene monopolies, Cancer Council Australia said today.
|6 February 2013||
New Cancer Council research released today (6 February 2013) shows Australian adults are less interested in getting a suntan and fewer are being sunburnt.
|4 February 2013||
Australians may be increasing their cancer risk instead of reducing it due to the spread of internet-based misinformation about the disease, according to a snapshot of inquiries to a Cancer Council myth-busting website.
|17 January 2013||
Leading health organisations release recommendations to tackle soft drink overconsumption
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