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Lung cancer mortality rates dropping in Australia

Monday 17 December

A new study by Cancer Council NSW has found that Australia’s lung cancer mortality rates will drop between now and 2040. Due to the extensive lag time between smoking exposure and lung cancer mortality, the results are likely linked to… Read More

Anal cancer rates rising in Australia

Thursday 6 December

A new study by Cancer Council NSW has found that rates of anal cancer have significantly increased in both men and women in high-income countries, including Australia, since the late 1980s, particularly in those aged under 60. Researchers say it’s… Read More

Australia set to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035

Wednesday 3 October

Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer following the success of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program. New research from Cancer Council… Read More

Support Daffodil Day and help fund vital cancer research

Thursday 23 August

Cancer Council is encouraging the community to show their support for Daffodil Day this year, and buy a daffodil to save the life of someone they love. Cancer Council’s iconic fundraising event, Daffodil Day, will take place on Friday 24… Read More