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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Smokefree areas are important to protect workers and patrons from the dangers of secondhand smoke and to make outdoor dining more enjoyable for everyone – so what can you do if someone is puffing away in a smokefree area?
We find out what differentiates a muffin from a cupcake, and which one is better for us.
If you're headed to the Spring Racing Carnival (or just prepping for a big day out), be sure to follow this advice for a SunSmart day.
It's cold, you can't spot a single ray of sun and it's practically blowing a gale. So when you look in the mirror at the end of the day and see a bright red face staring back, it's easy to believe you're the victim of windburn. But just like the mythical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, it's time to acknowledge that windburn doesn't exist.
In excellent news for coffee-lovers, Melbourne’s favourite beverage has been cleared of causing cancer. The International Association for Research on Cancer (IARC) announced the news today after an exhaustive review of more than 1000 studies.
When someone as young, fit and healthy as Hawks star Jarryd Roughead gets diagnosed with skin cancer, it raises more than a few questions. Here at SunSmart, we've received plenty of queries about skin cancer, how to check for it and what to do if you find a suspicious spot.
We all know that smoking is bad for our health; but did you know smoking can affect our fertility too?
A new study, led by the University of Sydney, has just shown that the incredible rise in mobile phone use has NOT caused a rise in brain cancer at all.
Like so many other Melburnians, trying the newest restaurant or bar is a regular pastime for Olivia. The only reason she doesn't go more often is because she prefers her gastronomic delicacies without a side of smoke.
The Victorian Government announced in August that it will ban smoking in outdoor areas. Great stuff, and about time. Now, the City Of Melbourne has announced its smoke-free spaces in the CBD. But what about the air in my back yard?!
The World Health Organization has sent the meat eaters of the world into a spin with the announcement that eating processed meats causes cancer, and eating red meat may cause cancer.
A major Australian study has revealed that up to 37,000 Australians can avoid a cancer diagnosis, mostly through lifestyle change.