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advanced cancer

Cancer that has spread deeply into the surrounding tissues or to other parts of the body away from the original site (metastasised) and is less likely to be cured.

News: Cancer Council helps parents talk to kids about cancer

offers suggestions on the language that should be used when talking to different age groups, creative ways to explain cancer and how to talk sensitively about a diagnosis of advanced cancer. “Explaining a diagnosis of cancer to children or teenagers…

News: Number of Australians living with or beyond cancer to surge 72% by 2040: 1 in 18 Australians will have a personal history of cancer

will be living with or have survived cancer, Cancer Council will continue to work with the community to support our survivors. Many older cancer survivors will be living with the long-term effects of cancer and its treatment alongside other chronic…

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…

advanced prostate cancer

Prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.