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Blog: Cancer Council Queensland announce the next round of $4 million dollar cancer research grants targeting melanoma and ovarian cancer

Together, we are all working towards a cancer free future for all Queenslanders. To find out more about the latest cancer research projects conducted and funded by Cancer Council Queensland, click here ….

breast care nurse

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

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…

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…

Share your cancer story

Stories like yours provide comfort and support to others whose lives have been touched by cancer. We would love to hear from you. No one should go on a cancer journey alone. Submit your cancer story

News: Pre-booked breast screens roll out statewide

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 – around…

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: I Touch Myself transformed into breast awareness anthem

individual risk of breast cancer, and steps to prevent breast cancer, with a trained professional.” The campaign is supported by a website: itouchmyself.org, and a social media campaign that encourages people to share how they’ve been touched by breast cancer

News: Women must beware to be breast aware between screenings

Hundreds of Queensland women are developing breast cancers between screening each year, prompting a warning from Cancer Council for women to be breast aware between mammograms. The call follows the publication of new data revealing women diagnosed with breast cancer