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Your donations help fund vital cancer research

  You may not realise it, but you’re helping to save lives. With your help, 10 more cancer researchers have been awarded $200,000 each over two years. Your donation helps give Queensland researchers a reliable source of funds, which means you help make long-term research and trials possible. Thank you. The grants will fund world-leading…

Help eliminate cervical cancer and save a friend’s life

  Something truly amazing has happened. Tell your friends about it. It could save their lives. Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer. This amazing achievement follows the success of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the National Screening Program. New research…

Cancer burden weighs heavy on health report card

The Health of Queenslanders 2018 report, released this week, has shown that cancer is still the leading cause of disease burden in Queensland – and Cancer Council Queensland has echoed calls from the Chief Health Officer that more needs to be done to address the impact of preventable factors.* Cancer Council Queensland CEO Chris McMillan…

Volunteer Voice October 2018

World Mental Health Day On World Mental Health Day, October 10, we encouraged Queenslanders affected by cancer to seek the help and support they deserve. Any serious illness can impact mental health. For patients, caregivers, and their loved ones, going through cancer can be an overwhelming experience. Suddenly, you are thrust into a situation where…

Cancer Council Queensland calls for help to tackle tobacco as a social justice issue

Cancer Council Queensland is on a mission to stamp out smoking in disadvantaged communities and is encouraging social and community service organisations to join them. Rates of daily smoking are about three times higher among adults living in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas than those in advantaged areas, and two-and-a-half times for Indigenous Queenslanders – putting people’s…

Girls’ Night In: Make a difference and highlight women’s health

It’s that time of year again – Cancer Council Queensland is encouraging women to harness the power of their friendship to make a difference and raise awareness of women’s cancer through our Girls’ Night In campaign. Simply by registering to host an event at girlsnightin.com.au, getting together with friends and donating what you would have…

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