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Sofitel Brisbane Central merge girl power with French influence to host Cancer Council campaign launch

It’s time to get the girls together for a cause that matters! On August 2 Sofitel Brisbane Central will present the Queensland launch of Cancer Council’s Girls’ Night In, the French way. The private event will be hosted by Lady Mayoress, Nina Schrinner, and will bring together high profile Brisbanites, cancer advocates and philanthropists for…

Cancer Council Queensland applauds Government as leader in tobacco control following award win

Cancer Council Queensland has today commended the Queensland Government on winning the coveted National Tobacco Control Scoreboard Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award, which is presented by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and Australian Council on Smoking and Health (ACOSH), was announced at the National Press Club in Canberra. Cancer…

Relay For Life season two turning state purple to create cancer free future

Queensland – it’s time to put one foot in front of the other and walk for a cancer free future at Relay For Life! Cancer Council Queensland is officially launching its Relay For Life season two events this month – and is encouraging communities across the state to sign up for the one-of-a-kind fundraiser. There are 23 Relay For Life events set to be held…

School students called to give verdict on anti-smoking ads

Cancer Council Queensland is urging schools to help reduce the prevalence of tobacco smoking among young people by taking part in The Critics’ Choice. The program, coordinated by the Australian Network on Young People And Tobacco (ANYPAT), asks students to critique anti-smoking advertisements and vote on the most effective way to discourage young people from smoking. Entries open…

Cervical cancer screening participation key to closing the gap

While Australia is on track to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island women continue to experience a disproportionately higher burden of cervical cancer than other Australian women. This NAIDOC Week (July 7-14), Cancer Council Queensland is urging Aboriginal and Torres Trait Island women to get up-to-date with their screening after a…

Cancer patients to benefit from Olive McMahon Lodge renovations

Significant renovations at Cancer Council Queensland’s Olive McMahon Lodge will commence next month to update and improve the quality of accommodation available for regional cancer patients. The upgrade, which will include the removal and reinstatement of the Toowoomba lodge’s roof and a full renovation of all rooms, has been made possible through a $5 million…

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