Archive for posts tagged with 'Cancer'

Workplace

Health & Fitness

How going to work could be giving you cancer

Thousands of Australians are being exposed to cancer risks in their workplace, and Cancer Council Queensland says…

Surgeon

Health & Fitness

Cancer cases triple in Queensland

A new study has revealed that cancer cases in Queensland have more than tripled over the past 32 years, but there is a…

Samuel Johnson’s sister slams his retirement announcement

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Samuel Johnson’s sister slams his retirement announcement

When Samuel Johnson announced his retirement from acting last week to focus on his breast cancer fundraising charity,…

Samuel Johnson retires from acting to concentrate on cancer fundraising

Health & Fitness

Samuel Johnson retires from acting to concentrate on cancer fundraising

After a 25 year career, Samuel Johnson — star of The Secret Life of Us and Channel 7’s Molly series — has announced he i…

Microscope

Health & Fitness

Cancers triple in Queensland

The number of cancers diagnosed each year in Queensland has more than tripled in 31 years, new Cancer Council data shows…

Hugh Jackman

Health & Fitness

Hugh Jackman urges fans to slip, slop, slap

Aussie legend Hugh Jackman has posted an unflattering picture of himself in a bid to convince his fans to get regular…

Everyday health

Health & Fitness

How’s your everyday health?

Cancer Council Queensland has launched its first population-wide health survey to help Queensland create a cancer-free…

Jesse Williams

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s Jesse Williams cleared to return to the NFL

Jesse ‘The Monstar’ Williams, the Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle from Brisbane who was diagnosed with…

Melanoma most common cancer in young Queenslanders

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Melanoma most common cancer in young Queenslanders

Cancer Council has issued an urgent warning for Queenslanders under 35, with the latest figures showing melanoma is…

Life after cancer can be brighter

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Life after cancer can be brighter

New research has found life after a cancer diagnosis can be brighter, writes Katie Clift of Cancer Council Queensland.…

Sticky Pork Ribs

Recipes

Breast Friends Limited publishes cookbook to benefit breast cancer charities

A celebratory new cookbook, Share, Care & Enjoy, features a collection of recipes by cancer heroes and the…

One in two outdoor workers miss out on sun protection

Health & Fitness

One in two outdoor workers miss out on sun protection

Outdoor workers often do physically demanding jobs, whether laying bricks or rolling bitumen to keep our cars on the…

Queensland researchers find one third of cancers are preventable

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Queensland researchers find one third of cancers are preventable

Healthy eating and lifestyle changes can help you avoid almost a third of all cancers, according to new Queensland…

Scar Stories

Health & Fitness

Scar stories

Meet the Gympie woman helping cancer survivors learn to love their scars. Jasmine Gailer was spending a year overseas…

Summertime Riverfest featuring Australia’s Biggest Duck Race

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Summertime Riverfest featuring Australia’s Biggest Duck Race

It’s that time of year again, where Brisbane starts to get a little quacky! It’s the PA Research Foundation’s –…

Cancer Council champions lifesaving clinical trials

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Cancer Council champions lifesaving clinical trials

Queenslanders have greater hope of surviving a cancer diagnosis, following the announcement last week of $7 million in…

Queensland Health wants hope to take wing

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Queensland Health wants hope to take wing

Queensland Health’s newest spirit-lifting initiative is to have 1000 paper cranes made in solidarity with the children…

Beware to be breast aware between screenings

Health & Fitness

Beware to be breast aware between screenings

We all know mammograms are important. In fact, for Queensland women aged 50-74 a free mammogram with BreastScreen…