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3D models mimic cells to fight aggressive ovarian cancer

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…

Live Well, Be Well radio – 13 February!

Live well be well

13 February: Valentines Day, avoiding dehydration, Hugh Jackman’s skin cancer scare & running for cancer! Listen to the latest Live Well, Be Well radio podcast with Katie Clift here, and catch up on episodes you may have missed. Live Well, Be Well radio is broadcast across Queensland each Saturday morning on 96Five and 91.9 Fresh…

Cancers more than triple in Queensland over 31 years

The number of cancers diagnosed each year in Queensland has more than tripled in 31 years, from 8274 cases diagnosed in 1982 to 26,335 cases in 2013, new Cancer Council data shows. Cancer Council’s Cancer Research Centre has released 2013 data and trends (the latest available from the Queensland Cancer Registry) for incidence, survival, mortality…

Daily soft drink habit weighs heavy on bad health: Cancer Council

Public health experts have warned that Queenslanders who drink a can of soft drink per day could gain nearly seven kilograms in one year, worsening the state’s obesity crisis. Evidence suggests that consuming one can of 340ml soft drink per day could lead to a 6.75kg weight gain in one year, if calories are not…

How’s your everyday health?

Everyday Health Survey

Cancer Council Queensland has launched its first population-wide health survey to help Queensland create a cancer free future, as spokesperson Katie Clift explains. Cancer Council Queensland has launched a Queensland-first survey in a quest to help all Queenslanders live healthier and happier lives. The Everyday Health Survey seeks to evaluate individual diet and lifestyle habits…

Live Well, Be Well Radio – 6 February

Live well be well

6 February: Friendships, retraining your brain to outsmart stress, the Everyday Health Survey and zucchini slice! Listen to the latest Live Well, Be Well radio podcast with Katie Clift here, and catch up on episodes you may have missed. Live Well, Be Well radio is broadcast across Queensland each Saturday morning on 96Five and 91.9…

Live Well, Be Well Radio – 23 January

Live well be well

23 January: Back to school, healthy ‘Straya Days, warm roasted veggie salad recipe & staying 100% motivated! Listen to the latest Live Well, Be Well radio podcast with Katie Clift here, and catch up on episodes you may have missed. Live Well, Be Well radio is broadcast across Queensland each Saturday morning on 96Five and…

Eggs, apples, rice, carrots the new lunchbox loves

Healthy Eating

Cancer Council is lifting the lid on Queensland lunchboxes as parents prepare to send kids back-to-school, with research showing many packed lunches are alarmingly low on veggies. With just two sleeps before kids head back to the classroom, Cancer Council is calling on parents to plan ahead for their child’s daily health and wellbeing. Cancer…

Struth, it’s a healthy ‘Straya Day!

Crack out the cricket set, slop on some zinc, fire up the barbie and c’mon Queensland – get ready to celebrate Australia Day the healthy way! Cancer Council is urging Queenslanders to stay true blue to their health and wellbeing, with SunSmart threads, tasty spreads, and Australian sporting fun. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift…

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