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Takeaway takes its toll: CCQ backs call for revised dietary target

Cancer Council Queensland is backing a call for the government to commit to an improvement in fast food dietary guidelines following the release of a Medical Journal of Australia study today. The study* collected sodium data for over 300 Australian fast-food franchises over a period of four years and identified room for improvement. Cancer Council…

Workplaces have a healthy part to play!

Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift helps Queensland workplaces make small changes for big health boosts! Making the decision to get healthy always starts and ends with you – but life can often get in the way! We break out of our comfortable, healthy routines (where we eat well and spend time being physically active)…

New research makes inroad into deadly ovarian cancer

Queensland scientists have made significant inroads into our understanding of the deadliest form of ovarian cancer after identifying two enzymes that make it resistant to chemotherapy. There is currently no proven screening test or method of prevention for ovarian cancer, which kills more than half of all Australian women who are diagnosed within five years.…

Shop well, stay well!

Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift helps us stay well by shopping well! If it’s in the pantry, you’ll eat it. I know it sounds like common sense, but it’s true! If we shop well, and keep tempting treats out of our reach, it makes it far easier to make healthier choices every day. It’s…

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