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Research snapshot – Cancer in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children Youlden 2021

…increase in the incidence rate of cancer amongst Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (compared to 12% for other Australian children). However, because cancer incidence was initially much lower among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, their rate of cancer

Research snapshot – Second primary cancer in AYA cancer survivors Youlden 2022

…particularly important for both AYA cancer survivors and their clinicians. Contact: A/Prof Danny Youlden Reference: Youlden DR, Roder DM, Walker R, Bradford NK, Aitkin JF. Second primary cancers following cancer among adolescents and young adults in Queensland, Australia, 1982-2013. 2022….

Research snapshot – Non-cancer mortality among survivors of childhood cancer Youlden 2021

…first national study in Australia of deaths due to noncancer diseases among five-year survivors of childhood cancer, showing that they experienced more than a four-fold increased risk of noncancer disease-related death compared to people who did not experience childhood cancer

Request for Cancer Support

…period. Cancer Support Cancer Council Queensland’s Cancer Support Services aim to assist Queenslanders affected by a diagnosis of cancer through the provision of information, emotional and practical support. Submitting a request for cancer support on behalf of your client, and…

News: Free wigs give Queensland cancer patients their confidence back

…diagnosed with cancer every 20 minutes in Queensland – more than 27,000 each year. For more information or to book an appointment with the ESA Wig and Turban Service, please call Cancer Council’s 13 11 20 or visit cancerqld.org.au. The…

News: Cancer an environmental disease: World Cancer Atlas

…help beat cancer at www.quest.org.au. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available via Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20 or cancerqld.org.au. For more information or interviews, please contact: Katie Clift, Executive Manager, Media and Spokesperson, Cancer Council Queensland Ph:…

News: Cancer Council calls on women to get cancer screening rates on target

cancer cases in Australia.” Cancer Council Queensland recommends all Queensland women undertake recommended screening for all cancers. “Early detection is crucial in the fight against cancer, and in improving female cancer survival rates,” Ms Clift said. “Talk to your GP…

News: Cancer Council launches prostate cancer call-in

…about Cancer Council Queensland is available via Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20 or cancerqld.org.au. For more information or interviews, please contact: Katie Clift, Executive Manager, Media and Spokesperson, Cancer Council Queensland Ph: (07) 3634 5372 or 0409 001 171…

News: New childhood cancer research examines stage of cancer at diagnosis

cancers in Australia: a population-based study’ was published in Cancer Epidemiology and the paper ‘Stage at diagnosis for children with blood cancers in Australia’ was published by the journal Pediatric Blood & Cancer. This work was supported by Cancer Australia…