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News: 20 Girls’ Night In ideas to help you throw a Pinterest-worthy party

…as a chance to not only catch-up over a delicious meal, but chat, women to women, about the importance of screening, early detection, and if your family has any history of cancer. Chick flick screening. Can’t remember the last time…

News: Bowel Cancer Awareness Month: What are the symptoms and how can you prevent it?

…the spread of the cancer is early detection. If detected early, approximately 90 per cent of cases can be effectively treated – which is why it’s vitally important for eligible Queenslanders to participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program….

Blog: Our work towards reconciliation

…participation rates in cancer screening and treatment uptake. At Cancer Council Queensland we want to reduce these inequities. Over the last year, our progress towards reconciliation and closing the gap has included continued investment into research to discover the impact…

News: BOOBS: Free guide shows the five signs of breast cancer

Cancer Council has launched a free guide detailing the five signs of breast cancer, with the latest stats showing around 220,000 eligible Queensland women don’t participate in breast screening. The latest data shows in 2013/14, only 58 per cent of…

Advocacy and Policy

…one-third of all cancer deaths can be prevented through the adoption of healthier lifestyle behaviours – not smoking, avoiding alcohol, exercising regularly, eating healthily, being SunSmart, and taking part in cancer screening programs. The most cost-effective long-term strategy for the…

News: Cancer Council backs pre-booked breast screens

Cancer Council has backed an Australian-first trial announced by BreastScreen Queensland today, involving more than 2000 women who have been pre-booked for free mammographic screening. Letters have been sent to a selection of Queensland women, notifying them of their pre-booked…

Blog: Cervical cancer survivor celebrates five years cancer free

…forward and help eliminate the disease. More information about cervical screening visit https://www.cancer.org.au/cervicalscreening/ . If you, or a loved one, has been impacted by cervical cancer, please call Cancer Council’s 13 11 20 for information and support….

News: Cancer Council calls on Queensland women to give via ‘make-up free selfie’ trend

…Queensland hopes the campaign will translate into uptake of cancer screening and encourage women to lower their cancer risks and get screened.” Breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in Queensland women and the second biggest killer of Queensland…

News: Experts take major step towards maximising benefits and minimising harms from prostate cancer testing

…men without a prostate cancer diagnosis or symptoms that might indicate prostate cancer For men informed of the benefits and harms of screening who wish to undergo regular testing, offer PSA testing every two years from age 50 to age…

News: Six tips to spring into better health

…helps many people cope with challenges that life brings. Four, schedule screenings and appointments. What do you need to organise to stay on top of your health check-ups for the rest of the year? Check to see what cancer screenings…