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News: New insights into Queensland’s cancer burden

shaping cancer control strategies. “The top five most common cancers in 2016 were melanoma, prostate cancer, lung cancer, breast cancer and colorectal cancer – with prostate cancer previously holding the top spot in 2015,” Ms McMillan said. “More than 3960…

Vaginal cancer

cancer is, whether it has spread, and your general health. Treatment may involve radiation therapy, surgery and/or chemotherapy. Most women with vaginal cancer will have radiation therapy because vaginal cancer that…

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 cases triple: three Queenslanders diagnosed every hour

SunSmart and limit alcohol intake to reduce the risk of preventable cancers.” The 2014 Cancer Research Centre data is available online at qcsol.cancerqld.org.au. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at cancerqld.org.au or via 13 11

News: Volunteer Voice December 2019

cancer research Cancer research in Queensland recently received a $4 million boost, with Cancer Council Queensland announcing the recipients of the inaugural Accelerating Collaborative Cancer Research (ACCR) grants. Two research teams at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute will receive $500,000…

News: New research makes inroad into deadly ovarian cancer

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

News: Cancers more than triple in Queensland over 31 years

leading cause of cancer death was lung cancer, causing 21 per cent of the 8,651 cancer deaths recorded. “Colorectal cancer was the second leading cause of cancer death, followed by prostate cancer, breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. “Lung cancer was…

News: Number of Australians living with or beyond cancer to surge 72% by 2040: 1 in 18 Australians will have a personal history of cancer

will be living with or have survived cancer, Cancer Council will continue to work with the community to support our survivors. Many older cancer survivors will be living with the long-term effects of cancer and its treatment alongside other chronic…

News: Public support needed to eliminate cervical cancer

Imagine if there was type of cancer that could be eliminated in the future. A cancer for which there was screening readily available, that could detect precancerous cells and result in effective treatment, so the cancer would be prevented from…

Our Research Team

outcomes. Current research priorities: Australian Cancer Atlas (https://atlas.cancer.org.au); Quantifying the survival experience of Australians diagnosed with cancer, including Indigenous Australians; Quantifying spatial patterns in cervical cancer screening in Indigenous women; Assessing availability and maturity of Australia’s cancer-related…