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Cancer Council Christmas Appeal heralds hope for Queensland families

To help give hope to Queensland families fighting cancer this Christmas, Cancer Council Queensland has launched its 2017 Christmas Appeal. In Queensland around 27,000 people have been diagnosed with cancer this year and an estimated 8700 have died from the disease – mums, dads, sisters, brothers, children, grandparents, and friends. To make a difference in…

Cancer Council reveals new Ugly Xmas Rashie design for summer 2017

Australia’s much-loved answer to the Ugly Xmas Sweater is back for 2017 – with a new, true-blue cockatoo design! Cancer Council’s 2017 limited edition Ugly Xmas Rashie, designed by Scody and featuring a cockatoo, is set to be another instant hit for the beach this summer. The Ugly Xmas Rashie first launched in 2015 and…

Call for Christmas donations to help beat childhood cancers

Jimboomba local 11-year-old Lucy Newman and her mum Julie will both spend this Christmas fighting cancer. While most families are opening presents on Christmas morning – Lucy and Julie will be fighting for both their lives – together. In 2013, Lucy, nine, was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukaemia and earlier this year Julie was given…

Crack a healthy Christmas, says Cancer Council

Heathy Eating

Cancer Council is urging Queenslanders to prioritise health and wellbeing this festive season, after new stats revealed one in 10 deaths nationally are caused by inactivity. Australia was recently ranked 94 out of 131 countries for being physically active, according to the Global Observatory for Physical Activity’s latest Physical Activity Country Cards. Cancer Council Queensland…

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