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Donor Relations Coordinator

Use your direct marketing skills to make a difference to the lives of Queenslanders impacted by cancer. This is a vital role within the organisation that will see you working with a passionate and dedicated team of professionals. This is a twelve month contract position with the flexibility to be full-time (37.5 hours per week)…

Local councils supported ahead of new smoking laws

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Cancer Council has applauded the Palaszczuk Government for providing local governments with extra funding to prepare for new smoking laws, set to take effect statewide in September. On September 1, new laws will ban smoking at public transport waiting points, pedestrian malls, aged care facilities, specified national parks and at or near children’s organised sporting…

Computer just as effective as clinical screening for head and neck cancer patients

New research has found computerised screening could improve the clinical management of head and neck cancer patients, providing an efficient and effective alternative to clinical screening for patients undergoing treatment. The joint study tested the effectiveness of a ScreenIT application to assess swallowing, nutrition and distress in head and neck cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and/or…

World first prostate cancer surgery trial

In a world first trial Australian researchers have found robotic surgery for prostate cancer is no more effective than open prostatectomy at 12 weeks after surgery, contrary to widespread clinical advice. Robot-assisted surgery for prostate cancer has been rapidly adopted by health professionals over the past 16 years and is now the dominant surgical approach…

Live Well, Be Well Radio – 23 July

Live well be well

Listen back to our 23 July #livewellbewell radio show! We chat new research showing 60 is the new 40 with Health & Wellbeing expert Sally Thibault, Women’s Health Magazine reveal the top health trends of 2016, She Brisbane take us inside the world of women in rugby and Little Miss Organised helps us organise routines…

Facilities Manager, Brisbane

This is an important role with Queensland-wide responsibilties. Use your facilities and risk management experience to make a difference in the lives of Queenslanders. This opportunity is a full-time, 12 month contract located in Fortitude Valley. About us Medical research has successfully beaten most disease – it will beat cancer. We are dedicated to serving the community…

Half of all Queenslanders turn to Google for nutritional info

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New data shows nearly half of all Queenslanders admit to accessing information about healthy eating via Google before consulting a dietician, health professional or the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Cancer Council’s Everyday Health Survey found more than 41 per cent of Queenslanders relied on Google for nutritional information, followed by friends and family (38 per cent),…

Walk the talk to improve your wellbeing

Around one in three Queensland adults are sedentary every single weekday – a habit that could be hindering your health and happiness! While some sedentary behaviour is often unavoidable at work, physical activity doesn’t need to inhibit on your productivity. So how do you find time to get moving at the office? The answer: take…