Search: 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

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…

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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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…