News

Government reports fall in breast cancer screening participation

Government reports fall in breast cancer screening participation

Wednesday 1 July | Source: Guardian Australia

The latest statistics from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare show BreastScreen participation rates have declined among Australian women aged 50 to 69 years. Read more

Victorian prisons go smoke-free today

Victorian prisons go smoke-free today

Wednesday 1 July | Source: 702 ABC Sydney

A total smoking ban in Victorian prisons comes into force from today, following the Victorian Government confirming that a ban would be put in place about a year ago. Read more

Quit Victoria targets Australia’s African communities for Ramadan

Quit Victoria targets Australia’s African communities for Ramadan

Tuesday 30 June | Source: SBS News

Quit Victoria has launched an anti-smoking campaign to coincide with Ramadan in an effort to highlight the dangers of cigarette and shisha smoking to Australia’s African communities. Read more

Melanoma drug listed on PBS

Melanoma drug listed on PBS

Monday 29 June | Source: ABC News 24

The federal government has invested $57 million in listing advanced melanoma drug Keytruda on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Read more

Disclaimer
Stories featuring in the daily cancer news are sourced from media sites and are not necessarily the opinions of Cancer Council NSW.

Events Calendar

View events calendar

TOP BACK TO TOP