With youthful enthusiasm, 24-year-old Stephanie Kay throws herself into all opportunities to volunteer for the Cancer Council Queensland. Having fought-off the bowel cancer she was diagnosed with at 21, Steph’s eyes are on a cancer-free future.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is coming up in May and we would love it if you could Gather, Share, Give and help achieve our vision for a cancer free Queensland.
A grant from CCQ has led to a research breakthrough that could help doctors to beat the most deadly and difficult to treat breast cancers.
We all have that one friend – someone who glides through life effortlessly, easily managing the stress and strain of everyday life. We explain why it’s important to learn how to handle stress in healthy ways.
Meet Arthur, a Charles Wanstall Apex Lodge resident who can’t thank volunteers enough for making his stay an unforgettable and overwhelmingly positive experience.
You may have seen the news earlier last week that Queensland Parliament passed new laws making it mandatory for food retailers to display the kilojoule contents of food and drinks on store menus. The approval of this new legislation was backed by CCQ in a submission to Parliament late last year. Without a doubt, the introduction…
We’re excited to share the latest staff and volunteer update with you. Jeff Dunn, our CEO chats about last week’s Relay For Life Summit, improved cancer survival rates and the latest news from our Cancer Research Centre.
Members of the Queensland Parliament have unanimously voted for comprehensive new laws to help eliminate smoking in public places, positioning Queensland as the world’s most progressive jurisdiction on tobacco control. From September 1, the Bill will see new bans on smoking at public transport waiting points, pedestrian malls, aged care facilities, specified national parks and…
Living in the small town of Bowen, in North Queensland, Christine Blunt has managed to make a big impact on her close community through her dedication and passion for supporting Cancer Council Queensland. Christine started her volunteering journey 9 years ago, when her brother- in-law died of bowel cancer. She thought that the money she…
Queensland researchers are using 3D models to mimic cancer cells in women with aggressive ovarian tumours, in a bid to improve treatment for those diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Cancer Council Queensland has awarded $200,000 of funding over two years to a team of researchers at QUT to target enzymes that cause cancer cells to resist…
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