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News: Ponytail Project calls on students to rock the chop for cancer

to raise funds for Queensland families affected by cancer. The Ponytail Project first originated in 2015 at St Margaret’s Anglican Girls School after a member of the parent community was diagnosed with breast cancer. Three years after inception, St Margaret’s…

News: Cancer Council backs pre-booked breast screens

familiarise themselves with the normal look and feel of their breasts,” Ms Clift said. “All women should also see a doctor immediately if they notice any unusual breast changes.” Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women…

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 first Atlas of Women’s Cancer in Queensland

A simple text message will allow Queensland women to determine their risk of cancer from today, as Cancer Council launches the first Atlas of Women’s Cancer in Queensland on Pink Ribbon Day. Cancer Council Queensland’s Cancer Research Centre launched the…

News: Cancer an environmental disease: World Cancer Atlas

lives and 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…

News: More care needed for cancer screening: Cancer Council

Only 39 per cent of eligible Central Queensland, Sunshine Coast and Wide Bay residents are participating in bowel cancer screening, and fewer than 60 per cent are taking part in breast and cervical cancer screening, new stats show. Cancer screening

News: Meet Jenny, Cancer Connect Volunteer

the switch to Cancer Council Queensland in 2006 – after her younger sister was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003. Jenny’s cancer journey continued in 2006, when she was diagnosed with lung cancer. Back then, lung cancer had a stigma…

What is cancer?

the body. How cancer spreads The cancer that first develops is called the primary cancer. It is considered localised cancer if it has not spread to other parts of the body. If the primary cancer cells grow and form another…

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,…