Posts By: Cancer Council Queensland

Coping with cancer over Christmas

Christmas is often a special occasion spent with friends and family, but for those who have been affected by cancer, it can be an incredibly difficult time. It is important Queenslanders understand they are not alone during this period and help is just a phone call away via Cancer Council Queensland’s support team on the…

$4 million in cancer research funding announced

Research Funded by Us

Cancer research in Queensland has received a $4 million boost today, with Cancer Council Queensland announcing the recipients of its inaugural Accelerating Collaborative Cancer Research (ACCR) grants. Two research teams at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute will receive $500,000 per annum for four years, comprising $350,000 per annum from Cancer Council Queensland and a $150,000…

Statement on former Cancer Council Queensland employee

The following statement has been issued by Cancer Council Queensland: On November 10, 2019, Cancer Council Queensland became aware that it has been alleged a former Cancer Council Queensland employee was engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct, making false representations that she had a terminal cancer diagnosis. The former employee began her relationship with Cancer…

Peter Dornan AM named QLD Senior Australian of the Year

Letter to the Editor November 12, 2019 Dear Editor, I want to personally acknowledge and congratulate Peter Dornan AM for being named the 2020 QLD Senior Australian of the Year. Following a prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment, Peter put an ad in the newspaper, inviting fellow patients to meet. Since then Peter’s commitment to helping…

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