Prevention

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Mid-year review time: Hit your health resolutions!

Scales and measuring tape

Queenslanders can get back on track with their health resolutions using these tips from Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan. Setting goals is easy; the hard part is accomplishing them. Now we are halfway through the year, it’s the prime time to revaluate your resolutions and improve your health and wellbeing. Here’s a couple…

Cancer Council Queensland CEO: My vision for a cancer free future

We have all been touched by cancer in some way. Sadly, I’ve lost members of my family to cancer – we’re working hard to ensure you don’t lose yours too. As CEO of Cancer Council Queensland it’s my priority to increase investment into lifesaving research projects and improve service delivery across the state to help…

Cancer Council Queensland calls for greater action to chew the fat on junk food pricing

Cancer Council Queensland has called for renewed discussion on economic interventions to help overcome the obesity epidemic, following the release of new research by Bond University finding that many Queenslanders routinely choose junk foods because they are cheaper than healthy choices. Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan said ongoing research and cooperation across sectors…

Lunchbox shocks spark warning for kids

Cancer Council will today reveal health shocks found in the average lunchbox, with parents preparing to pack the first of about 200 lunches per child over the year from today. Research shows many lunchboxes contain the recommended serves of fruit but can be alarmingly low on vegetables and high on hidden sugar and salt. Cancer…