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Gold Logie winner Carrie Bickmore calls for greater awareness of brain cancer

Gold Logie winner Carrie Bickmore calls for greater awareness of brain cancer

Monday 4 May | Source: Sydney Morning Herald

The Project host Carrie Bickmore has dedicated her Gold Logie award to her late husband Greg, who died of brain cancer in 2010, and used her acceptance speech to call for greater awareness of brain cancer. Read more

Cancer Council and Peppa Pig unite

Cancer Council and Peppa Pig unite

Friday 1 May | Source: Daily Telegraph

Peppa Pig has teamed up with Cancer Council to educate and encourage young children to be sun smart. Read more

New data: HPV vaccine working for young women

New data: HPV vaccine working for young women

Friday 1 May | Source: ABC News 24

The latest analysis of cervical screening data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has shown that the HPV vaccination program has helped reduce the number of women below the age 24 detected with high grade abnormalities. Read more

Breastfeeding cuts cancer risk

Breastfeeding cuts cancer risk

Thursday 30 April | Source: SBS News

A UK study has found a history of breastfeeding reduced the chances of breast cancer returning after treatment by 30 per cent, while the risk of dying was lowered by 28 per cent. Read more

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