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Cancer stage

The extent of a cancer and whether the disease has spread from an original site to other parts of the body.

News: World Cancer Day: Cancer leaders call for equal access to reduce premature cancer deaths by 25%

Cancer Council Queensland has joined with cancer leaders, health professionals and supporters across the world calling for urgent action to reduce the rate of premature cancer deaths globally, with diagnostic and treatment access to be prioritised. World Cancer Day (Sunday,…

News: Ponytail Project calls on students to rock the chop for cancer

sign up to rock the chop!” To register for Ponytail Project, or find out more information, students and schools should visit ponytailproject.com.au. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at cancerqld.org.au or Cancer Council’s 13 11…

Health Professional Cancer Network

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard of care for people impacted by cancer by engaging with health professionals and providing access to information and educational opportunities.

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard…

Share your cancer story

Stories like yours provide comfort and support to others whose lives have been touched by cancer. We would love to hear from you. No one should go on a cancer journey alone. Submit your cancer story

News: Free wigs give Queensland cancer patients their confidence back

Cancer Council Queensland is reaching out to Queensland women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment, offering free wigs and turbans in a time of need. Women diagnosed with cancer can borrow a wig or turban,…

News: Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

are still alive five years after a cancer diagnosis. The most common cancers in Australia (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are prostate, breast, colorectal (bowel), melanoma and lung cancer. These five cancers account for around 60% of all cancers diagnosed in…