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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,…

Breast Prosthesis

breast (mastectomy) or after partial removal (lumpectomy or breast-conserving surgery). Most breast prostheses have the weight, shape and feel of a natural breast. They can be attached directly on to the skin or inserted into specially-made pockets in bras, swimwear…

breast care nurse

A registered nurse who has done special studies in breast cancer nursing.

Get Moving with Team CCQ

your contribution goes a long way. As a community we can make a difference to the one in two Queenslanders diagnosed with cancer. Your efforts will help Cancer Council Queensland continue to fund vital cancer research, prevention and support services….

Health Professional Cancer Network

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard of care for people impacted by cancer by engaging with health professionals and providing access to information and educational opportunities.

Health professionals play a key role in cancer control through cancer prevention, early detection, cancer diagnosis and treatment, survivorship and palliative care. Cancer Council Queensland aims to reduce the incidence of cancer, to diagnose cancer early, and enhance the standard…

Lay Summary – Are National Cancer Control Indicators for patient experiences being met in regional and remote Australia? A cross-sectional study of cancer survivors who travelled for treatment Dunn 2021

is particularly important to measure the quality of patient experiences in regional and remote cancer patients using these national indicators. What is new? Findings from this study suggest that overall, most cancer patients living in regional and remote areas are…

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News: Regional women bridge the breast reconstruction divide

a priority for Queensland.” The study examined more than 4000 cases of breast cancer in Queensland over a 16 year period (1997 to 2012). Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women – around 3300 new cases…

News: Breast screening saves lives, new report shows

across Australia, attributed in part to the early detection of breast cancer through participation in BreastScreen programs nationally. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said the trends were promising. “We’ve seen a significant drop in breast cancer mortality from 48…