Spotlight on childhood cancers

Cancer Council Queensland is dedicated to improving outcomes through research and support. Each year in Australia around 700 children aged zero to 14 will be diagnosed with cancer. No child should have their childhood stripped away from them. No parents should have to witness the pain and suffering caused by this disease. September is International…

SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative grant now open

Cancer Council Queensland and Queensland Government cover kids from the harsh Queensland sun Queensland kids will have more access to shade thanks to funding from the Queensland Government. The 2019 funding round of the SunSmart Shade Creation Initiative has officially opened and the grant recipients for the 2018 funding round have been announced. The initiative,…

Cancer Council Queensland marks World Mental Health Day with free information sessions

Cancer Council's 13 11 20 Helpline

To mark World Mental Health Day (October 10), Cancer Council Queensland will hold five events simultaneously across the state aimed at those affected by cancer and their loved ones. The series of free events, ‘Take time for yourself – improving and maintaining mental health’ will focus on ways people affected by cancer can prioritise their…

Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide before you shop for those Ekka show bags

Skin cancer prevention

It’s Ekka time and with thousands of Queenslanders set to pour into the Brisbane Showgrounds tomorrow for the Brisbane Show Day, Cancer Council Queensland are reminding attendees to stay SunSmart! Cancer Council Queensland CEO Ms Chris McMillan said it’s important Queenslanders do not become complacent about sun safety throughout winter. “The Ekka is an annual highlight for so many people right across Queensland – and we want to make sure…

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