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    Every minute, every hour, every day

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  • Cancer never rests, and for that reason, neither do we. And tomorrow, with your help, we'll start again. Find out more
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    Tips to eat more fruit and vegetables

  • Tips to eat more fruit and vegetables
  • Healthy eating is a first step in reducing your cancer risk. Poor eating habits increase your risk of cancer at many sites in the body. Find out more
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    2 in 3 Aussie adults still bronzed

    16 February 2020 |

    New data released today shows that while fewer Aussie adults are deliberately seeking a tan, many continue to have tanned skin as a result of sun exposure, increasing their risk of skin cancer.

    The latest figures from Cancer Council Australia’s National Sun Protection Survey show that the proportion of adults deliberately attempting to get a tan dropped from 15 per cent in 2003/04 to 11…

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    Global survey highlights actions Australians want on cancer

    4 February 2020 |

    World Cancer Day survey shows Australians most concerned about affordable and equal access to cancer services

    This World Cancer Day (Tuesday 4 February), Cancer Council Australia is calling for more action to reduce inequities in cancer outcomes, following a new global survey showing nearly half (45%) of all Australians believe Government…

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    Leading health groups welcome new recommendations for embedding smoking cessation in healthcare

    28 January 2020 |

    Cancer Council Australia and Quit Victoria have welcomed new smoking cessation recommendations released today by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, saying the latest guide highlights the crucial role of health professionals in supporting smokers to quit and notes there is insufficient evidence to endorse the use of e-cigarettes for cessation.

    The new evidence-based guidelines,…

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    Power tools and asbestos don’t mix – especially at Christmas

    19 December 2019 |

    Power tools are always a popular choice at Christmas for DIY enthusiasts, but this year Cancer Council is encouraging gift recipients to do a free online course to minimise the risk of asbestos related disease in the future.

    Professor…

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    Cancer Council research shows sun mistakes putting Aussies at risk

    19 December 2019 |

    With the UV index at extreme levels and many Australians aiming to beat the nationwide heatwave, Cancer Council Australia is reminding Australians to be vigilant about their sun protection, with new data showing we are making simple mistakes when it comes to protecting ourselves from sunburn.

    The latest data from the National Sun Protection Survey has shown that nearly 40% of adults who…

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    Bowel cancer campaigns could save over 4300 Australian lives

    3 December 2019 |

    Cancer Council Australia calls for extended Government investment to continue to increase screening program participation

    New research released today has highlighted the lifesaving potential of promoting bowel cancer screening, showing that a national four-year awareness campaign could prompt over one million Australians to participate in the screening program and…

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    2 in 3 Aussie adults still bronzed

    16 February 2020 |

    New data released today shows that while fewer Aussie adults are deliberately seeking a tan, many continue to have tanned skin as a result of sun exposure, increasing their risk of skin cancer.

    The latest figures from Cancer Council Australia’s National Sun Protection Survey show that the proportion of adults deliberately attempting to get a tan dropped from 15 per cent in 2003/04 to 11…

    Read more

    Global survey highlights actions Australians want on cancer

    4 February 2020 |

    World Cancer Day survey shows Australians most concerned about affordable and equal access to cancer services

    This World Cancer Day (Tuesday 4 February), Cancer Council Australia is calling for more action to reduce inequities in cancer outcomes, following a new global survey showing nearly half (45%) of all Australians believe Government…

    Read more

    What’s the bravest thing we can do for cancer this World Cancer Day?


    4 February 2020

    February 4 is the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day and this year we are celebrating the progress Australia has made in cancer, while recognising that there is still a long way to go to reach a cancer free future.

    Continue reading What’s the bravest thing we can do for cancer this World Cancer Day?

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    The birth of Slip, Slop, Slap and the science behind nation-wide behaviour change


    23 January 2020

    Former Cancer Council Victoria CEO, David Hill, shares how science was used to change a nation's attitude towards skin cancer and its prevention with iconic programs and campaigns such as ‘Slip, Slop, Slap,’ and ‘Timebomb.’

    Continue reading The birth of Slip, Slop, Slap and the science behind nation-wide behaviour change

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    What happens to your skin when you get sunburnt? A dermatologist explains


    22 November 2019

    Too many Australians pay with their lives for their past sun exposure, with over 2,000 dying from skin cancer each year. The good news is skin cancer is primarily a preventable cancer.

    Continue reading What happens to your skin when you get sunburnt? A dermatologist explains


    Globally, and at home, we need a plan to reduce cancer inequalities.


    31 July 2019

    Australia has some of the best cancer survival rates in the world, but unfortunately this success story masks some stark inequalities. For instance, Australia’s most disadvantaged populations are 37 percent more likely to die of cancer than the richest.

    Continue reading Globally, and at home, we need a plan to reduce cancer inequalities.


    Why men with cancer need improved emotional support throughout their cancer experience


    5 July 2019

    The focus on men’s physical health in preventing cancer is important, but it’s also critical that we promote men’s emotional health, particularly for those living with cancer.

    Continue reading Why men with cancer need improved emotional support throughout their cancer experience


    What’s the bravest thing we can do for cancer this World Cancer Day?


    4 February 2020

    February 4 is the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day and this year we are celebrating the progress Australia has made in cancer, while recognising that there is still a long way to go to reach a cancer free future.

    Continue reading What’s the bravest thing we can do for cancer this World Cancer Day?

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    The birth of Slip, Slop, Slap and the science behind nation-wide behaviour change


    23 January 2020

    Former Cancer Council Victoria CEO, David Hill, shares how science was used to change a nation's attitude towards skin cancer and its prevention with iconic programs and campaigns such as ‘Slip, Slop, Slap,’ and ‘Timebomb.’

    Continue reading The birth of Slip, Slop, Slap and the science behind nation-wide behaviour change

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