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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.

advanced prostate cancer

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

palliative treatment

Medical treatment for people with advanced cancer to help them manage pain and other physical and emotional symptoms of cancer. Treatment may include radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other medication. It is an important part of palliative care.

News: Cancer Council helps parents talk to kids about cancer

…be obtained by calling Cancer Council on 13 11 20. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at or 13 11 20. ENDS For more information or interviews, please contact: Katie Clift, Executive Manager, Media and Spokesperson, Cancer

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…


Each year, more than 32,000 Queenslanders are diagnosed with cancer. Do you need to talk? Whether you or a loved one has been affected by cancer, you can call our help line on 13 11 20, email us, or…

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

[3] World Health Organization (2017) Cancer Fact Sheet. [Accessed:20.12.17] [4] GLOBOCAN 2012 (International Agency for Research on Cancer), Estimated Cancer Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence in Nigeria in 2012 [Accessed: 20.12.17] Key information: • World Cancer Day (February 4)…

Blog: Cancer Council Queensland announce the next round of $4 million dollar cancer research grants targeting melanoma and ovarian cancer

This November, Cancer Council Queensland has announced the next round of Accelerating Collaborating Cancer Research (ACCR) Grants. Two Queensland-based cancer research projects will be awarded $500,000 annually for the next four years, comprising of $350,000 per annum from Cancer Council…

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 More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at or Cancer Council’s 13 11 20. About Ponytail…

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.

…Queensland. Participate in the review of our cancer information resources. Partner with us to deliver important health messages about reducing cancer risk. early detection, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, palliative care and end of life. For more information, please contact  …