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News: Breast, bowel survival gap significant in small areas

its kind, examining changes in breast and bowel cancer survival across 478 geographical areas in Queensland over a period of 11 years (2001-2011). Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said breast and bowel cancer were two of the most common…

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…

Blog: Be breast aware – it could save your life

One in eight Queensland women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and one in 41 women will die from the disease. When is the last time you checked your breasts? Before you had children? Last month? Yesterday?…

News: Prioritise breast and cervical cancer screening this International Women’s Day

Council Queensland recommends you participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program and get screened for bowel cancer every two years. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available via 13 11 20 or cancerqld.org.au. WOMEN’S CANCERS STATISTICS In…

News: Cancer Council Queensland urges women to prioritise health to reduce burden of women’s cancers

Queenslanders, no matter where they live, do what they can to help detect cancer early, to give themselves a greater chance of treating the disease successfully.” Women’s cancers include cancers of the breast, cervix, ovaries, uterus, vagina and vulva. Breast

News: Volunteers powering for a cancer free future: Cancer Council says ‘Thanks!’

Council Queensland are made possible by the generosity of Queenslanders. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available at www.cancerqld.org.au or via the Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20. For more information or interviews, please contact: Katie Clift,…

News: Cancer Council urges prostate cancer call-in today

8am to 6pm (excluding public holidays), the Helpline exists thanks to the generous donations, support and contributions of Queenslanders. More information about Cancer Council Queensland is available via Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20 or cancerqld.org.au. For more

News: Cancer Council campaign breaks the silence on bowel cancer

aged 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…

News: Married at First Sight star shines spotlight on cancer ahead of Daffodil Day

behind supporting Daffodil Day stemmed from her own personal experience with cancer. “My mum was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 – it was an incredibly tough time for her and our family,” Nadia said. “Being affected by cancer so…

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…