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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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    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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    Independent experts back stronger government stance on e-cigarette threat

    2 December 2019 |

    Leading independent health groups have backed a whole-of-government statement issued today highlighting concerns about “the direct harms e‐cigarettes pose to human health”.

    Cancer Council Australia, the Public Health Association of Australia, Lung Foundation Australia and Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand commended all nine federal, state and territory governments, and federal…

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    Limiting alcohol could prevent almost 30,000 cancer cases

    28 November 2019 |

    Cancer Council encourages Australians to reassess drinking habits this festive season

    As the festive season approaches Cancer Council is encouraging Australians to moderate their alcohol intake, with research showing nearly 30,000 cancer cases could be prevented over the next 25 years if all Australians stuck to the government’s alcohol guidelines of no more than…

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    New guidelines for Australia’s ‘national cancer’

    26 November 2019 |

    Australians with keratinocyte (non-melanoma) skin cancers will be benefit from the release of new clinical guidelines launched today, providing the latest advice on prevention, diagnosis and treatment. 

    The long-awaited new guidelines for the “Clinical practice guidelines for keratinocyte cancer (basal cell…

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    Half a million Australian teenagers sunburnt on summer weekends

    17 November 2019 |

    Cancer Council is encouraging teens to be SunSmart this National Skin Cancer Action Week, with new research released today showing one in four (26 per cent) teenagers are getting sunburnt on summer weekends.

    Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey compared sun protection habits of teenagers aged 12-17 over time to form a picture of how well Australian teens are protecting themselves…

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    Cancer Council calls on workplaces to do more to help prevent skin cancers

    29 October 2019 |

    Cancer Council Australia is calling on more Australian workplaces to implement sun protection policies, following new research that shows that 38 percent of outdoor workers aren’t properly protected on the job.

    The data from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey reveals that 62 percent of workplaces have a sun protection policy in place, up just 11 percentage points since Cancer…

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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…

    Read more

    Independent experts back stronger government stance on e-cigarette threat

    2 December 2019 |

    Leading independent health groups have backed a whole-of-government statement issued today highlighting concerns about “the direct harms e‐cigarettes pose to human health”.

    Cancer Council Australia, the Public Health Association of Australia, Lung Foundation Australia and Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand commended all nine federal, state and territory governments, and federal…

    Read more

    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


    Australian Cancer Research - Are we really getting closer to a cancer free future?


    11 December 2018

    With Australia investing millions of dollars in cancer research every year and daily news bulletins endlessly promoting promising breakthroughs, it's no surprise that the Australian community wants to be reassured that the work taking place around Australia is really making a difference.

    Continue reading Australian Cancer Research - Are we really getting closer to a cancer free future?

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    Young or old, there's nothing healthy about a tan


    23 November 2018

    As a dermatologist I see a lot of damaged skin. I can still remember my first melanoma death. He was a young man in his thirties with three small children. It was a tragedy.

    Continue reading Young or old, there's nothing healthy about a tan


    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.


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