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Cancer is on the rise. But is it all bad? Award winning Australian Cancer Atlas doubles down on the digits

New data highlights removing substantive geographical disparities will save lives. Cancer Council Queensland, in collaboration with QUT, has officially released an update to the Australian Cancer Atlas. This update includes the latest national data on how cancer diagnosis and excess death rates vary by geographical area across Australia. The update means the Atlas will now…

Cancer Council Queensland committed to supporting cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

13 11 20 Cancer Council Queensland. Call for Support

Cancer Council Queensland continues to support Queenslanders impacted by cancer through these uncertain times. The charity’s 13 11 20 Information and Support line continues to provide both telephone and email support to all Queenslanders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Services including Transport to Treatment, lodge accommodation and transport are operating with minor changes to ensure social…

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…

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