Latest Cancer Council Australia News

Experienced leaders join North West Hospital and Health Board
New study finds limited financial viability for cigarette vending machines in licensed venues
Leading health organisations unite behind e-cigarette reforms protecting young Australians
New research shows more than three times as many cancers are attributable to physical inactivity than previously estimated
Dementia Australia announces new CEO
New sun safety advice tailored for Australia’s diverse population
Key health leaders launch Rethink Sugary Drink alliance position statement
Public health leaders unite to call for health levy on sugary drinks
All.Can Australia marks World Cancer Day with new, united voices
Breaking Australia’s suntanning obsession
New ASSAD data show vaping increasing rapidly and concerning rise in smoking susceptibility among 12-17 year olds
Cancer Council welcomes ban on engineered stone products, protecting the lungs of thousands of Australian workers
Call to share all clinical trial results
Tobacco experts urge Senators pass historic Public Health Bill
Updated guidelines on eligibility for colorectal cancer screening to reduce the impact of bowel cancer
National Skin Cancer Action Week 2023
Cancer Council welcomes federal government action to support more Australians affected by cancer
Men focus of summer skin cancer prevention campaign
Cancer Council welcomes National Strategy for the Elimination of Cervical Cancer in Australia
Cancer Council welcomes federal government action to support more Australians affected by cancer
Biggest investment in cancer nurses on record
New era in cancer care for all Australians
Review of BreastScreen Australia program welcomed by Breast Cancer Network Australia
Alarming new data reveals 9 in 10 teens find access to illegal vapes easy
Cancer Council welcomes landmark legislation to reignite the fight against smoking and nicotine addiction
TV and sport icons urge Australians to take bowel cancer screening test
Cancer Council welcomes the first Roadmap to Liver Cancer Control and Clinical Guidelines
Bowel cancer screening push
Engineered stone may break my bones, but its dust will hurt workers’ lung
Alarming data prompts international expert’s calls for stronger policy to protect Australian kids from junk food advertising
Cancer Council welcomes release of National Tobacco Strategy, restoring Australias commitment to reduce smoking rates
Cancer Council welcomes release of National Tobacco Strategy, restoring Australia’s commitment to reduce smoking rates
Cancer Council welcomes landmark national lung cancer screening
10 myths about sun protection
Cancer Council congratulates the Federal Government on announcing decisive actions to address vaping epidemic and smoking
Cancer Council warns alcohol industry must not call the shots on alcohol advertising
Rallying together to fight cancer
What do they contain? Parliamentary Inquiry will get to the truth about e-cigarettes and vaping
Landmark LGBTQI+ cancer resource released in Australia
New data reveals nine in ten Australians want government action to stop Australias escalating e-cigarette crisis
The cancer gap between First Nations and non-Indigenous people is widening – but better data could help
Sports stars Michael Klim and Brad Hodge team up as new research shows men arent protecting themselves in the sun
Cancer Council welcomes new reforms that will bring Australias tobacco control into 21st century
Cancer Council Australia welcomes $10m Australian Government investment
Australian men urged to reduce their risk of skin cancer with new research showing they are less likely than women to use
Push for teens to find their feet as daily active travel rates take step back
Men with history of melanoma have higher risk of prostate cancer
Australia has potential to reduce lung cancer deaths, major international clinical trials show