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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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Carrot or stick? What makes you put on your sneakers and put down the chocolate?

Posted on 30-07-2010
What makes someone stop smoking or eating a packet of Tim Tams before bed? Or motivates them to put on their sneakers and jog around the block ... or book a Pap test if they're overdue?

Thanks to Twilight and vampire-mania

Posted on 22-07-2010
We've been heartily encouraged in our mission to change behaviours around tanning recently. Winter is often a time when people resort to solariums and fake tans but happily it seems that this trend is on the wane.

Hello blogosphere...

Posted on 15-07-2010
Cancer Council Victoria has long been an avid blog reader. We don't have a blog roll up here at the moment, but a couple of our favourites in the health arena are: Croakey and the Cancer Research UK.