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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…

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: 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…

News: Cancer Council launches prostate cancer call-in

Council Queensland is available via Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20 or cancerqld.org.au. For more information or interviews, please contact: Katie Clift, Executive Manager, Media and Spokesperson, Cancer Council Queensland Ph: (07) 3634 5372 or 0409 001 171…

News: Cancer screening a priority for International Women’s Day

of their breasts, and visit their GP if they noticed any changes. “Symptoms of breast cancer can include a lump or thickening of the breast, change in size or shape of the breast, changes to the nipple or the skin,…

News: Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

are still alive five years after a cancer diagnosis. The most common cancers in Australia (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are prostate, breast, colorectal (bowel), melanoma and lung cancer. These five cancers account for around 60% of all cancers diagnosed in…

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: New Cancer Council cosmetics tackle premature aging and skin cancer risk

a GP immediately. More information about Cancer Council Queensland, and being SunSmart, is available at www.cancerqld.org.au or by calling Cancer Council Helpline 13 11 20. Products can be purchased online at www.sunsmartshop.com.au or through the Cancer Council Queensland…

Blog: Cervical cancer survivor celebrates five years cancer free

…to be safe than sorry.” In celebration of her five-year cancer free milestone, Harris recently held a Girls’ Night In event to raise funds for Cancer Council Queensland’s work in breast and gynaecological cancers. “I couldn’t think of a better…

News: Cancer is on the rise. But is it all bad? Award winning Australian Cancer Atlas doubles down on the digits

Cancer Atlas. This funding boost helps Cancer Council Queensland develop the next phase of the Australian Cancer Atlas. This will include examining how the geographical patterns change over time, additional measures of cancer burden, and more innovative ways of communicating…