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News: BOOBS: Free guide shows the five signs of breast cancer

changes. “Checking at home should be accompanied by regular mammograms for eligible Queensland women, in order to detect breast cancer early and save lives. “If you have boobs – you need Cancer Council Queensland’s free five signs breast cancer guide.”…

News: Rates of breast cancer soar in Southern Asia

New Cancer Council research shows rates of female breast cancer are rapidly increasing in countries that traditionally recorded low rates of the disease, including China, Singapore, Thailand and Japan. The Cancer Council Queensland and University of Malaya study* found breast

News: Genetic variant increases breast cancer risk

women discuss their individual risk of breast cancer and steps to prevent breast cancer with a trained professional,” Ms Clift said. “All women should be breast aware by checking their breasts regularly. It’s critically important that women who notice changes…

News: Face of Walk For Women’s Cancers is living her best life after breast cancer

educate people on how to reduce their cancer risk.” To register for the Sunshine Coast Walk For Women’s Cancers, visit cancerqld.org.au/walkforwomenscancers or call the Cancer Council Fundraising Hotline on 1300 65 65 85. Locals can register individually or as a…

News: Women living in north and west Queensland face increasing chance of breast cancer

Breast cancer incidence rates are increasing faster in north and west Queensland than in the rest of the state, a new Cancer Council Queensland study has found[1]. Researchers from Cancer Council Queensland examined incidence and survival patterns for the five…

News: Where women live influences decisions about breast cancer treatment

New joint research has found that the distance to cancer services may be influencing the treatment intentions of regional Queensland women diagnosed with breast cancer. Specifically, a study by QUT, Cancer Council and BreastScreen Queensland found that where a…

invasive breast cancer

Cancer that has spread from the lining of the breast ducts or lobules into the surrounding breast tissue.

non-invasive breast cancer

Cancer that is confined to the ducts or lobules of the breast….

News: Free wigs give Queensland cancer patients their confidence back

Cancer Council Queensland is reaching out to Queensland women who have lost their hair as a result of cancer treatment, offering free wigs and turbans in a time of need. Women diagnosed with cancer can borrow a wig or turban,…