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Blog: Cervical cancer survivor celebrates five years cancer free

…forward and help eliminate the disease. More information about cervical screening visit https://www.cancer.org.au/cervicalscreening/ . If you, or a loved one, has been impacted by cervical cancer, please call Cancer Council’s 13 11 20 for information and support….

cancer survivor

A person who has finished their active cancer treatment and is free from any signs of cancer.

Blog: Breast cancer survivor shares powerful message of early detection

…made the proactive decision to visit her doctor the following day. It was that day Laraine’s worst nightmare became her reality. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I was very lucky we found the cancer when we…

News: Cervical cancer survivor opens up to help Queensland women

alone in her experience. Around 4200 Queensland women will be diagnosed with a breast or gynaecological cancer this year, and about 830 women will die from these women’s cancers. Women’s cancers include cancers of the breast, cervix, ovaries, uterus, vagina…

News: High intensity exercise improves the health of bowel cancer survivors

More than 2900 Queenslanders are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year, and about 1000 die from the disease. Bowel cancer is the fourth most commonly diagnosed cancer in Queensland, but the second biggest cancer killer. More information about Cancer Council…

News: Cancer Council Queensland CEO: My vision for a cancer free future

will save lives. To support the work of Cancer Council Queensland, visit cancerqld.org.au/donate-now. We’re here for all Queenslanders, all cancers. Simply call 13 11 20 to talk to our team. Ms Chris McMillan CEO, Cancer Council Queensland  …

Celebrate World Cancer Day with Cancer Council Queensland

cancer. The day aims to reduce cancer deaths by raising awareness and educating about cancer. To help mark the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day, Cancer Council Queensland team members and volunteers, alongside the world’s largest inflatable daffodil, will be…

News: New Cancer Council podcasts help cancer patients navigate through a diagnosis

coping with cancer, explaining cancer to kids, how cancer can affect the carer, and sex and cancer. Ms McCrossin said that podcasts were a pivotal step forward in being able to provide information to those affected by cancer. “Patients are…

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: Robotic surgery giving hope to prostate cancer patients

…prostate, breast or ovarian cancer. “If men have questions about their individual risk of prostate cancer, we recommend they speak with their GP to discuss risk factors and pros and cons of prostate cancer testing.” Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia National…