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News: Queensland researchers discover cancer kill switch for breast cancer subtype

…surviving, a diagnosis.” For more information about Cancer Council Queensland, visit cancerqld.org.au or call 13 11 20 For more information or interviews, please contact: Laura McKoy, Media Manager, Cancer Council Queensland Phone: (07) 3634 5345 Mobile: 0409 001 171  …

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 Council Queensland committed to supporting cancer patients during COVID-19 pandemic

…well-being of cancer patients and their carers. Cancer Council Queensland’s Cancer Counselling Service has been providing telephone counselling to people affected by a cancer diagnosis, their family and friends since 2004 and telephone counselling remains an integral part of our…

Blog: Cancer Council Queensland announces the next round of $4 million cancer research funding

cancer research in areas of need Develop the capacity of high-quality cancer research groups in Queensland. To find out more about the latest cancer research projects conducted and funded by Cancer Council Queensland, click here. Cancer Council Queensland is an…

News: Regional cancer patients are being short changed: Cancer Council calls on State Government to take action

Cancer Council Queensland has called on the State Government to overhaul the Patient Travel Subsidy Scheme, following a scathing report by the Queensland Ombudsman. Cancer Council CEO, Ms Chris McMillan, said hundreds of cancer patients were being short-changed by the…

News: Cancer Council Queensland CEO: My vision for a cancer free future

…will save lives. To support the work of Cancer Council Queensland, visit cancerqld.org.au/donate-now. We’re here for all Queenslanders, all cancers. Simply call 13 11 20 to talk to our team. Ms Chris McMillan CEO, Cancer Council Queensland   For more…

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: 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: Cancer Council campaign breaks the silence on bowel cancer

…over 50 who currently fall outside the target group, or anyone concerned about bowel cancer, should talk to their GP about bowel cancer screening. More information about the Cancer Council advertisement is available at www.bowelcancer.org.au. More information about Cancer Council…

News: Cancer Council Queensland volunteers the unsung heroes of cancer control

Cancer Council Queensland in 1961 and have since played a vital part in the improvement of cancer control. “Cancer survival alone has improved by more than 30 per cent over the past 20 years. “From our cancer support volunteers, to…