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Tele-workshop introduces cancer patients to relaxation therapy

This month Cancer Council Queensland will host a Learning to Relax Telephone Workshop – a first for the charity. Many people facing cancer have said that learning ways to better manage stress has helped them cope, which is why Cancer Council Queensland is inviting Queenslanders to register for the workshop, which will be run over two sessions, on May 30 and June 6.…

Stamford Plaza hosts fashionista-themed Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Fashionistas will be served up an elegant high tea next week as Stamford Plaza Brisbane joins the millions of everyday Aussies, putting the kettle on for Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Channel 7’s Kendall Gilding will host the fashionista-themed high tea on Thursday, May 23, where guests will hear from a cancer survivor and Cancer Council Queensland representatives. Cancer…

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea at Parliament House

Today party politics will be put aside for the sake of charity, the pouring of tea and a bite to eat, with an Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea to be held at Queensland’s Parliament House. Over 30 members of Parliament will attend the event in a show of support for Cancer Council’s lifesaving work in cancer…

Sunburn statistics a warning against complacency

As shocking statistics continue to pop up like blisters in the sun, Cancer Council Queensland is warning against sun safety complacency ahead of the Easter break. The latest figures show that around 2.1 million Queensland adults and 394,000 kids get sunburnt every year* and one in 12 Queenslanders will be diagnosed with melanoma by the age of 85.** Cancer…

How to host a morning tea with a healthy twist

The countdown to Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea is on and Cancer Council Queensland is calling on Queenslanders to cater with a healthy twist! Over 4000 events are expected to be held in the state this year from now until the end of June and if you’re hosting or attending, you’re going to have to think…

Accelerating collaborative cancer research in Queensland

Projects with the potential to accelerate the progress of cancer research in Queensland will share in $2.8 million through a new funding opportunity by Cancer Council Queensland. Expressions of interest for Cancer Council Queensland’s Accelerating Collaborative Cancer Research (ACCR) grants are now open. Two ACCR grants will be awarded in 2019. The grants will be…

New childhood cancer research examines stage of cancer at diagnosis

About 85 per cent of Australian children with blood cancer and 71 per cent of those with solid tumours were diagnosed with lower stage disease, new research has found.  Cancer Council Queensland has published two papers reporting world-leading research on the stage (the extent to which a cancer has spread) at the time of diagnosis, using data from the Australian Childhood Cancer Registry. …

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