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Prostate cancer: What you need to know

Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan is encouraging men to get informed about prostate cancer. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and Cancer Council Queensland is urging men to help raise awareness of the disease and better understand their risk to help detect it early. Ensure you are informed by reading the below five…

Cancer Council Queensland expands patient transport service in Brisbane

Cancer Council Queensland has partnered with Icon Cancer Centre to expand its home-to-treatment transport service to include the Moreton Bay region. The Transport to Treatment service, which currently operates in inner-city Brisbane, will now transport eligible cancer patients from their homes in North Brisbane to and from North Lakes and Redcliffe treatment centres, at no…

Cancer Council Queensland partners with Bridge to Brisbane as charity partner

Queenslanders are once again being encouraged to lace up and register for Bridge to Brisbane to give hope to Queenslanders affected by cancer! Cancer Council Queensland has been named as an official charity partner of the Sunday Mail Bridge to Brisbane, giving locals the chance to run with purpose and make a difference with each…

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: get to know the symptoms to save lives

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More women are dying from ovarian cancer than any other gynaecological cancer, as hard-to-detect symptoms are making early detection difficult. This month for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council Queensland is urging women to talk about ovarian cancer and understand the potential symptoms in an effort to save more lives. Around 280 women are diagnosed…

Number of Australians living with or beyond cancer to surge 72% by 2040: 1 in 18 Australians will have a personal history of cancer

The number of Australians living with or beyond cancer is expected to increase by a staggering 72 per cent in the next 22 years Cancer Council has revealed today, in a report released ahead of World Cancer Day (4 February). The report shows that the increase in the number of Australians living with and surviving…

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