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News: Cancer Council Queensland expands patient transport service in Brisbane

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Skin Cancer

and basal cell skin cancers are sometimes called nonmelanoma skin cancers. Nonmelanoma skin cancer usually responds to treatment and rarely spreads to other parts of the body. Melanoma is more aggressive than most other types of skin cancer. If it…

cancer of unknown primary

Cancer is found in the body but the location where the cancer first started growing (the primary site) cannot be determined. Also called cancer of occult primary.

Latest cancer statistics

Statistics are used to inform the development of programs and resources as well as to improve treatment and survival for people affected by cancer. Published Reports Research results published in peer-reviewed research reports and monographs. Queensland Cancer Statistics

News: World Cancer Day: Volunteers Can

World Cancer Day aims to raise awareness by uniting and mobilising people the world over in the fight against cancer. The 2016 theme is “We can. I can.” – highlighting that we all have a role to play in cancer

metastatic neck cancer with unknown primary

Cancer that is found in the lymph nodes of the neck but the primary location cannot be located. It may have started as a head and neck cancer, and is often treated as such….

QUEST – Cancer Prevention Program

Did you know that at least one third of all cancer cases are preventable through healthy living?
Whether you are part of a school, early childhood centre, workplace or sports club, QUEST is here to help make healthy choices easy!
QUEST provides strategies, resources and ongoing support to promote health and wellbeing in your organisation.
Access our resource library to download practical tools to turn your ideas into action.

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Breast Cancer

Cancer starts when cells begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancer, and can spread to other areas of the body. To learn more about how all cancers start and spread,…

Vaginal cancer

cancer is, whether it has spread, and your general health. Treatment may involve radiation therapy, surgery and/or chemotherapy. Most women with vaginal cancer will have radiation therapy because vaginal cancer that…

recurrent cancer

Cancer that has returned after treatment of the primary cancer. A recurrence may be local (in the same place as the primary) or distant (in another part of the body)….