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Canberra Times
Meet the candidates for the ACT electorate of Yerrabismall business owners. Vaddakedathu is passionate about community engagement an
Meet the candidates for the ACT electorate of Yerrabi
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
small business owners. Vaddakedathu is passionate about community engagement and has been a volunteer for the Red Cross and Cancer Council, and is involved in the Gungahlin Community Council and the Gungahlin United Football Club. He believes in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Miracle therapy proves effectivemeaning if it was not treated, a transplant would likely be needed. It was the
Miracle therapy proves effective
The Border Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
meaning if it was not treated, a transplant would likely be needed. It was then, through her mother’s role in the Cancer Council, Carly visited Health Minister Sussan Ley in Canberra. “Mum was talking to Sussan about me and how much I... Read more
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Daily News
Walker died of blood cancer not melanoma: familymultiple myeloma and cancer. Myeloma is a type of cancer that develops from pl
Walker died of blood cancer not melanoma: family
Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
multiple myeloma and cancer. Myeloma is a type of cancer that develops from plasma cells in the bone marrow, according to Cancer Council Australia. The disease is often called multiple myeloma as bone marrow is found in many areas of the body,... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
A town of 200 raises $16,700 for cancer researchWALKING non-stop for 18 hours, the community in St Lawrence raised $16,700 for
A town of 200 raises $16,700 for cancer research
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
WALKING non-stop for 18 hours, the community in St Lawrence raised $16,700 for the Cancer Council as part of their Relay for Life event. Starting at 2pm Saturday, the town of 200 had 73 people begin their fundraising challenge with an initial goal... Read more
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The North West Star
Junk food ads: Mars worst as PepsiCo, Campbell Arnott's repeatedly breach marketing codecomprising of at least one third children, constitutes one breach of the code.
Junk food ads: Mars worst as PepsiCo, Campbell Arnott's repeatedly breach marketing code
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
comprising of at least one third children, constitutes one breach of the code. Clare Hughes, nutrition program manager at Cancer Council NSW, slammed the self-regulatory code as "ineffective" as the total number of breaches had tripled in three... Read more
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The North West Star
Cattle sales help RelayDirt Relay for Life in a unique way. Mr Grant approached a number of graziers
Cattle sales help Relay
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Dirt Relay for Life in a unique way. Mr Grant approached a number of graziers to donate cattle with proceeds going towards Cancer Council Queensland’s Relay For Life which came to Cloncurry for the first time on September 3-4. Mr Grant was met... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Smoking shunned by studentsof high school students and young adults aged 18-24 who had smoked at least 100
Smoking shunned by students
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
of high school students and young adults aged 18-24 who had smoked at least 100 cigarettes also fell by a fifth. Cancer Council Australia chief executive Sanchia Aranda said measures including rises in tobacco taxes, plain packaging laws... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Saddle up for worthy rideand their horses travel from throughout NSW and interstate to take part in this
Saddle up for worthy ride
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
and their horses travel from throughout NSW and interstate to take part in this ride, a joint effort between Cancer Council NSW and the Australian Trail Horse Riders Association. It features a seven-day, fully catered adventure with... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Telstra offers assurances on cancer register securityto Telstra before any debate on the register’s merits and associated privacy an
Telstra offers assurances on cancer register security
Computer World Australia / Posted 3 days ago
to Telstra before any debate on the register’s merits and associated privacy and data protections. A submission from Cancer Council Australia said the bills should be passed “expeditiously”. “Concerns about issues such as privacy are often... Read more
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News.com.au
A pirate ship battle in the desert is just the beginningtossing record! Shitbox Rally, Outback Is this the ultimate Australian road-t
A pirate ship battle in the desert is just the beginning
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
tossing record! Shitbox Rally, Outback Is this the ultimate Australian road-trip? Quite possibly! A fundraiser for the Cancer Council, teams of two are limited to driving a vehicle that costs less than $1000 over some of Australia’s most... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters to the editorunhealthy foods for an energy boost. But be warned, this usually does more harm
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
unhealthy foods for an energy boost. But be warned, this usually does more harm than good. The right nutrition contributes to maintaining a healthy weight, better quality of life, good physical and mental health. Katie Clift Cancer Co... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bowel, breast cancer survival rates lagging in the bushCancer survival rate in bush still lags city, Cancer Council and QUT study find
Bowel, breast cancer survival rates lagging in the bush
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Cancer survival rate in bush still lags city, Cancer Council and QUT study finds Photo:Breast cancer sufferer Nyrie Contor spent $30,000 seeking treatment in capital cities.(Supplied: Nyrie Contor) A new study has found that 3,500 lives could have... Read more
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The Border Mail
VCAT rejects tobacco giant's push to access schoolchildren smoking datatheir attitudes to cigarettes and alcohol. British American Tobacco used freed
VCAT rejects tobacco giant's push to access schoolchildren smoking data
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
their attitudes to cigarettes and alcohol. British American Tobacco used freedom-of-information laws to seek access to six Cancer Council Victoria files, arguing it was in the public interest to expose to scrutiny the raw material used to underpin... Read more
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The Courier
VCAT rejects tobacco giant's push to access schoolchildren smoking datatheir attitudes to cigarettes and alcohol. British American Tobacco used freed
VCAT rejects tobacco giant's push to access schoolchildren smoking data
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
their attitudes to cigarettes and alcohol. British American Tobacco used freedom-of-information laws to seek access to six Cancer Council Victoria files, arguing it was in the public interest to expose to scrutiny the raw material used to underpin... Read more
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The Age
VCAT rejects tobacco giant's push to access school children smoking datato cigarettes and alcohol. British American Tobacco (BAT) used freedom-of-info
VCAT rejects tobacco giant's push to access school children smoking data
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
to cigarettes and alcohol. British American Tobacco (BAT) used freedom-of-information laws to fight for access to six Cancer Council Victoria files, arguing it was in the public interest to expose to scrutiny the raw material used to underpin... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Locals don pink, hit road to fundraise for cancer researchGOOD CAUSE: Father-son duo Ethan Bliss, 10, and Dean Bliss ahead of the Pink Ri
Locals don pink, hit road to fundraise for cancer research
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 6 days ago
GOOD CAUSE: Father-son duo Ethan Bliss, 10, and Dean Bliss ahead of the Pink Ribbon Ride to raise money for the Cancer Council. Photo: Gareth Gardner 250916GGA12 IN CHARACTER: Ron Pearce does his part for breast cancer by participating in the Pink... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Movie night makes a difference in fight against cancersShortlandis getting her girlfriends together to make a difference on October 7,
Movie night makes a difference in fight against cancers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
Shortlandis getting her girlfriends together to make a difference on October 7, by hosting a Netflix night in support of Cancer Council Queensland. This October, thousands of Queenslanders will host a Girls' Night In, to give hope to the one in... Read more
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News Mail
Passive smoking kills: Should it be banned in CBD?smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major public health issue,"
Passive smoking kills: Should it be banned in CBD?
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
smoking and exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major public health issue," he said. It's a sentiment echoed by Cancer Council Queensland CEO Professor Jeff Dunn who says passive smoking is a very real danger. "Almost one Queenslander... Read more
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Queensland Times
Support needed for those battling prostate cancerseeking help speaks to the need for regular assessment of psychosocial needs, i
Support needed for those battling prostate cancer
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
seeking help speaks to the need for regular assessment of psychosocial needs, including systematic distress screening." Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said where men did seek support, the top three sources accessed were... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Ladies Pink Day fundraises for fight against women’s cancersthat attend. We will have a candle lighting ceremony for those living with canc
Ladies Pink Day fundraises for fight against women’s cancers
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
that attend. We will have a candle lighting ceremony for those living with cancer and to remember those we have lost." Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift said those Queenslanders who hosted a Girls' Night In or pink event made a... Read more
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The Young Witness
The week in regional AustraliaSchroder, Dell Boyd and Molly Scott are getting into the Irish spirit and have
The week in regional Australia
The Young Witness / Posted 9 days ago
Schroder, Dell Boyd and Molly Scott are getting into the Irish spirit and have planned a Paddy s Market, to raise funds for Cancer Council Queensland, on Saint?Patrick s Day. Photo: The Bayside Bulletin MT ISA: Cadet Matthew Cobden, Cadet Gabriel... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Solarium ban to begin within weeks after cancer campaignbecause there are no sunbed operators. Western Australia and Tasmania are yet
Solarium ban to begin within weeks after cancer campaign
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
because there are no sunbed operators. Western Australia and Tasmania are yet to enforce proposed bans. According to the Cancer Council, 43 Australians die each year from skin cancer associated with solarium use. Cancer Council Australia's... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Dalby ladies to Think Pink in honour of those lostFOR Tracey Byrne, donating to Cancer Council each year was not enough. Over th
Dalby ladies to Think Pink in honour of those lost
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
FOR Tracey Byrne, donating to Cancer Council each year was not enough. Over the past few months, she has been working hard to put together Dalby's first ever 'Think Pink' themed Women's Cancer fundraiser. "I guess for me, it's quite a personal... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and exp
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?
Brisbane Times / Posted 10 days ago
like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and expert for nutrition and physical activity at Cancer Council NSW, says. "When we talk about 'they feed off the sugar' – it's sugar as the energy source. We've got to be... Read more
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WA Today
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and exp
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and expert for nutrition and physical activity at Cancer Council NSW, says. "When we talk about 'they feed off the sugar' – it's sugar as the energy source. We've got to be... Read more
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The Age
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and exp
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and expert for nutrition and physical activity at Cancer Council NSW, says. "When we talk about 'they feed off the sugar' – it's sugar as the energy source. We've got to be... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and exp
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 10 days ago
like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and expert for nutrition and physical activity at Cancer Council NSW, says. "When we talk about 'they feed off the sugar' – it's sugar as the energy source. We've got to be... Read more
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Canberra Times
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and exp
'Cancer diets' to cut the fat?
Canberra Times / Posted 10 days ago
like the fat, some like the sugar," Kathy Chapman, director of programs and expert for nutrition and physical activity at Cancer Council NSW, says. "When we talk about 'they feed off the sugar' – it's sugar as the energy source. We've got to be... Read more
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Brisbane Times
One in three misunderstand UVA third of people living in the skin cancer capital of the world misunderstand
One in three misunderstand UV
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
A third of people living in the skin cancer capital of the world misunderstand how it's caused, the Cancer Council says. One in three Queenslanders surveyed in the charity's national sun survey didn't realise UV rays are the only cause of sunburn,... Read more
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News.com.au
Skin cancer capital ignorant of UV raysA third of people living in the skin cancer capital of the world misunderstand
Skin cancer capital ignorant of UV rays
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
A third of people living in the skin cancer capital of the world misunderstand how it's caused, the Cancer Council says. One in three Queenslanders surveyed in the charity's national sun survey didn't realise UV rays are the only cause of sunburn,... Read more
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News Mail
Cancer Council's warning about the real cause of sunburnQUEENSLANDERS are being urged to think UV this Spring - not heat - after Cancer
Cancer Council's warning about the real cause of sunburn
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
QUEENSLANDERS are being urged to think UV this Spring - not heat - after Cancer Council's National Sun Survey showed more than a third of adults are still confused about what causes sunburn. When asked the most useful measure for determining their... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Group thanks Amber for her unending supportCANCER Council Queensland's Amber Copland was presented with a gorgeous floral
Group thanks Amber for her unending support
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
CANCER Council Queensland's Amber Copland was presented with a gorgeous floral arrangement for her services to Toowoomba Prostate Cancer Support Group at its last meeting. Ms Copland was the cancer support coordinator for the south west Queensland... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ambassador highlights thyroid cancerour journeys,” she said. Ms Wall was part of the Butterfly Warriors team for t
Ambassador highlights thyroid cancer
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 days ago
our journeys,” she said. Ms Wall was part of the Butterfly Warriors team for the 2016 relay. “I like to do things for the Cancer Council,” she said. “I always buy daffodils on Daffodil Day and I try and help out on a stall on Pink Ribbon Day. But... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Weather shines on RelayDownie said family support was so important for people with cancer and he recog
Weather shines on Relay
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
Downie said family support was so important for people with cancer and he recognised how they suffer as well. He said the Cancer Council had been wonderful to him and his family. “We all try and give back when we can. We raise awareness for... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ambassador highlights thyroid cancerto raise awareness about thyroid cancer. Applause for cancer fighters: The ope
Ambassador highlights thyroid cancer
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
to raise awareness about thyroid cancer. Applause for cancer fighters: The opening lap for survivors and carers during the Cancer Council's 24 hour relay. Ms Wall has participated in the annual relay with her family before and said it was really... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Relay for Life begins in perfect sunshineand Sunday the fight against all cancers continued with teams participating in
Relay for Life begins in perfect sunshine
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
and Sunday the fight against all cancers continued with teams participating in a relay-style walk coordinated by the Cancer Council NSW with the help of an active committee involving many members of the community and representatives from... Read more
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Queensland Times
Sisters do 'the walk' for charityevent from her family history saw Ipswich librarian Jennifer Rook traipse acros
Sisters do 'the walk' for charity
Queensland Times / Posted 14 days ago
event from her family history saw Ipswich librarian Jennifer Rook traipse across Ireland, while raising funds for the Cancer Council of Queensland. Mrs Rooks was asked if she would 'Walk the Walk' by O'Sullivan chieftain Michael O'Sullivan... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
IRT Foundation has a ballto see so much support for age-friendly communities at Friday's ball. We thank
IRT Foundation has a ball
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 15 days ago
to see so much support for age-friendly communities at Friday's ball. We thank the ball's corporate partners; BaiMed, Cancer Council NSW, CMG Audio Visual, Commonwealth Bank, MMJ Wollongong and RMB Lawyers, and all the businesses who donated... Read more
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The North West Star
Letters to the editorof their illness. Emotional stress after cancer can be just as challenging dur
Letters to the editor
The North West Star / Posted 15 days ago
of their illness. Emotional stress after cancer can be just as challenging during diagnosis or treatment. This is why Cancer Council Queensland is inviting people who have been affected by cancer to take part in our half day Mindfulness... Read more
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News Mail
The one thing about Bundy's CBD that bugs us more than parking spotspopular visitor areas such as picnic and barbecue sites and camping ground area
The one thing about Bundy's CBD that bugs us more than parking spots
News Mail / Posted 15 days ago
popular visitor areas such as picnic and barbecue sites and camping ground areas in National Parks from February 1, 2017. Cancer Council Queensland CEO, Professor Jeff Dunn AO, commended the Queensland Government for introducing the laws. "These... Read more
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News.com.au
Lymphoma patients stress 'worst in world'Australia", Ms Ley said, citing the government's $4.5 billion worth of new medi
Lymphoma patients stress 'worst in world'
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
Australia", Ms Ley said, citing the government's $4.5 billion worth of new medicines added to the PBS since being elected. Cancer Council chief executive Sanchia Aranda praised the decision as "an important step in the right direction". However,... Read more
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News.com.au
Libs call for rethink on e-cigarette banto the Therapeutic Goods Administration in support of the application, calling
Libs call for rethink on e-cigarette ban
News.com.au / Posted 17 days ago
to the Therapeutic Goods Administration in support of the application, calling for the ban to be lifted - including a top Cancer Council researcher. Ron Borland argued the current laws were difficult to defend - a position at odds with the Cancer... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Articlesoil market gives some idea about the carnage being wrought on big producers by
Articles
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
oil market gives some idea about the carnage being wrought on big producers by the collapse in prices. By Terry Slevin, Cancer Council Australia A report from the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme says an alarming... Read more
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Northern Star
Back to front David is a volunteer award winnerconcerns and activism," Ms Rygate said. Byron Bay's Doud Stinson was named Sen
Back to front David is a volunteer award winner
Northern Star / Posted 18 days ago
concerns and activism," Ms Rygate said. Byron Bay's Doud Stinson was named Senior Volunteer of the Year for his work with Cancer Council, while the Volunteer Team of the Year was the Maclean Lower Clarence United Hospital A... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Help with cancer journeyis on this weekend - helping cancer patients like Kiama's Frank Wye. Invaluabl
Help with cancer journey
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
is on this weekend - helping cancer patients like Kiama's Frank Wye. Invaluable support: Kiama's Frank Wye, pictured with Cancer Council NSW community engagement manager Terry Deegan, relies on the charity's transport to treatment service.... Read more
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Queensland Times
Prostate cancer research program needs volunteersTHIS Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council is calling on men affected
Prostate cancer research program needs volunteers
Queensland Times / Posted 18 days ago
THIS Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council is calling on men affected by the disease to take part in a global study assessing the sexual health concerns of survivors. Research shows one-third of all men diagnosed with prostate cancer have... Read more
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Manning River Times
A hair razing fundraiserWingham's Monique Kippax-Farmer will go under the razor to raise funds for Canc
A hair razing fundraiser
Manning River Times / Posted 19 days ago
Wingham's Monique Kippax-Farmer will go under the razor to raise funds for Cancer Council NSW Monique Kippax-Farmer surrounded by raffle prizes donated by local businesses. The raffle will be drawn at the time of Monique's head shave to raise funds... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Pregnant women offered shopping vouchers to quit smokinga simple test to determine if they have remained smoke-free for that period. D
Pregnant women offered shopping vouchers to quit smoking
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
a simple test to determine if they have remained smoke-free for that period. Dr Mai Frandsen is a research fellow with the Cancer Council of Tasmania and the University of Tasmania, and she said the premise of the research raised tricky... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
EXPLAINER: Can tattoo ink cause cancer?Slevin is Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin
EXPLAINER: Can tattoo ink cause cancer?
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 22 days ago
Slevin is Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University; Education and Research Director, Cancer Council WA; Chair, Occupational and Environmental Cancer Committee, Cancer Council Australia Disclosure statement:... Read more
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News Mail
EXPLAINER: Can tattoo ink cause cancer?Slevin is Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin
EXPLAINER: Can tattoo ink cause cancer?
News Mail / Posted 22 days ago
Slevin is Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University; Education and Research Director, Cancer Council WA; Chair, Occupational and Environmental Cancer Committee, Cancer Council Australia Disclosure statement:... Read more
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