Cancer Council Australia is the nation’s peak independent cancer control body, dedicated to reducing the impact of cancer through research, prevention, support.
Australian Doctor - SunSmart message getting through
Study shows young women with breast cancer are avoiding surveillance because of fear of the cancer recurring
Health practitioners understimate proportion of people sourcing chemotherapy information online.
Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee minutes released today show Gardasil recommended for boys
PBAC recommendations: http://bit.ly/skTEEn
UK research shows chemotherapy reduces breast cancer mortality by a third compared to no chemotherapy.
'Variable' referral may be contributing to delayed diagnosis for some cancers. http://6minutes.com.au
Media ask teens about their attitudes to tanning for launch of National Skin Cancer Action Week bit.ly/CCAteentans
Our PINK fairy is so adorable! Well, all in the eyes of the beholder I guess. http://bit.ly/CCAwearpink
Only two of 14 smokers in study quit after diagnosis and one non-smoker took up smoking.
Indigenous #tobacco control icon Tom Calma launches 'Tobacco stories from Arnhem Land' at Oceania conference.
Avge 40 year-old smoker who started in teens has made 20+ failed quit attempts.
Real men wear pink! You can show your support by holding a Wear Pink Day in October. Register your event at www.pinkribbonday.com.au
Children 12 times more likely to use sunscreen if parents do
23SEP11 Oncology Update - Waste of expensive oncology drugs, overdose risk as patients take on empty stomach.
21SEP11 Australian Doctor - Who will be impotent after prostatectomy
11.09.19 Medical Observer - Australia to join UN meeting on cancer and obesity
Bowel screening program discovers double the rate of early cancers. Calls for broader implementation.
12SEP11 Australian Doctor - Skin cancer risk with TNF inhibitors
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