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News: Alumni News January 2019

release of an Australian Atlas of Cancer – the interactive digital cancer atlas shows national patterns in cancer incidence and survival rates based on where people live for 20 of the most common cancers in Australia. “It’s hard to see…

News: Cancer Council Queensland’s work in childhood cancers

Cancer is the number one cause of disease-related death in children 1-14 years of age in Australia. Cancer Council Queensland is working every day to improve outcomes for children with cancer. Australian Childhood Cancer Registry (ACCR) Entirely funded and

News: Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

are still alive five years after a cancer diagnosis. The most common cancers in Australia (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are prostate, breast, colorectal (bowel), melanoma and lung cancer. These five cancers account for around 60% of all cancers diagnosed in…

News: World Cancer Day: Cancer leaders call for equal access to reduce premature cancer deaths by 25%

Cancer Council Queensland has joined with cancer leaders, health professionals and supporters across the world calling for urgent action to reduce the rate of premature cancer deaths globally, with diagnostic and treatment access to be prioritised. World Cancer Day (Sunday,…

Blog: Volunteer Voice April 2019

lifestyle choices, such as being physically active, so it’s important all Queenslanders strive towards developing healthy habits to help lower their cancer risk. Find out more about reducing your cancer risk >> Cathy raises her cup once again It’s…

News: Volunteer Voice October

topics such as coping with cancer, explaining cancer to kids, how cancer can affect the carer, and sex and cancer. The free podcasts are available now to download from the Cancer Council NSW website or via the iTunes store. Visit…