From eating broccoli to avoiding hairspray, new findings on what causes or prevents cancer seem to be discovered every day. Cancer Council Victoria's Cancer Prevention team go behind the headlines to dispel the myths.
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In the news yesterday, it was revealed that spray tans, used by many as a safer alternative to sunbeds, may create serious health problems including cancer.
Of all the e-bulletins and research studies to arrive in my inbox, this one line sees my neurons light up like a Christmas tree – ‘Coffee Lovers May Live Longer'.
You all know what I'm talking about. Particularly, I assume, if your workplace is a tad female-heavy like mine is (not that I'm complaining of course).
Following the 7 cancer prevention messages myself can be a challenge, let alone getting my kids to follow suit.
Nothing stirs up a bit of controversy like telling men not to have a test which may reveal they have prostate cancer.
"Did you hear the news, the Irish have pipped the Aussies!" And we're not talking on the rugby field.
Listen up kids; Mummy does not want a vacuum cleaner or a set of navy blue towels for Mother's Day.
Over the last year, we have seen some great blogger outreach campaigns by big brands but also non-profits harnessing the power of citizen journalism to raise awareness for their products or cause.
Tired of your regular physical activities? Looking for something fun and a little bit different? Then get a team together and take on the ultimate challenge of Tough Mudder!
As many Cut Your Cancer Risk readers may know - tis' the season - (not just for TV ratings and AFL) but for Cancer Council's Relay For Life.
Is there a 'celebrity effect' when it comes to cancer and community behaviour?
Today is an exciting day for all Cancer Council’s across Australia. That’s because the three Federal Independent MPs, Tony Windsor, Rob Oakeshott and Andrew Wilkie have all spoken about their support for Cancer Council’s pre-budget submission to the Federal 2012-13 budget.
Melbourne's top models have been banned from using sunbeds before next week's L'Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival.
How much would you pay for a can of sugary soft drink: $1.50, $2, maybe even as much as three or four dollars? The reason I ask is that scientists from the University of California in San Francisco, are calling for taxes on sugar.
I'm showing my age here, but I remember waking up after gigs with my purple 8-up Docs still on and more than the Smell of Teen Spirit in my hair. Cigarette smoke.