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Mon and Jo get the girls together to beat women’s cancers

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97.3FM and 4KQ Breakfast radio newsreaders Monique Dews and Jo Hayes have signed up as national ambassadors for Girls’ Night In, supporting the 1 in 6 Queensland women diagnosed with a women’s cancer in their lifetime. The radio newsreaders are calling on Queenslanders to get the girls together this October, raising funds and awareness for…

Live Well, Be Well Radio – 17 September

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Listen back to our 17 September #livewellbewell radio show! Women’s Health Magazine help us outrun our worries, Sally Thibault explains how men and women deal with stress differently, She Brisbane help us narrow our wardrobe to just 50 sustainable items & and we get prepped for Cancer Council’s Girls’ Night In! Listen to the latest…

1 in 3 confused about causes of sunburn

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Queenslanders are being urged to think UV this Spring – not heat – after Cancer Council’s National Sun Survey showed more than a third of adults are still confused about what causes sunburn. When asked the most useful measure for determining their sunburn risk, 67 per cent of Queensland adults were able to correctly identify…

CCQ and Icon Care partnership to benefit locals with cancer

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Cancer Council Queensland and Icon Group have joined forces to support Queenslanders affected by all cancers, starting with locals in the growing Springfield/Ipswich corridor. The two organisations have announced a statewide partnership to deliver key services for patients, carers, health professionals and staff across Icon Group’s Queensland-based cancer centres, with Radiation Oncology Centres [ROC] Springfield…

Letter to the Editor: Australia’s Health 2016

Dear Editor, For the first time cancer has overtaken cardiovascular disease as the biggest cause of death in Australia, highlighting the urgent need for more emphasis on prevention, more funding for research, better early detection and treatment, and statewide cancer support services. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s Australia’s Health 2016 found cancer contributed…

Letter to the Editor: Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Dear Editor, This Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council is calling on men affected by the disease to take part in a global study assessing the sexual health concerns of survivors. Research shows one-third of all men diagnosed with prostate cancer have unmet sexuality and sexual health needs following treatment. Specifically, rates of erectile dysfunction…

Retail Support Officer, Brisbane

Do you love working with people and have retail experience? Are you looking for a way to contribute to a cancer free future? Work with a well-known and respected charity! This opportunity is a casual, 12 month contract. About us Medical research has successfully beaten most disease – it will beat cancer. We are dedicated to serving…