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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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Survey says dads need to eat more fruit and vegies

Posted by Melissa on 31-08-2012
So Father's Day is here, and as no doubt the infomercials will be telling us, it's time to think about what the best gift you can give your dad will be. While some sort of celebrity gym equipment may be the way to go for some dads, we think loving kids out there should think about buying their dad a big box full of healthy fruit and vegetables and find creative ways to get them to eat them.

Good spirits - Cancer Council asks how love, peace and hope help cancer patients?

Posted by Rebecca on 29-08-2012
We all know that feeling happy puts a bounce in your step. But how far can positive psychology really take us when it comes to cancer? It can't beat cancer the way surgery, chemotherapy and radiation can, but does feeling at peace with your situation mean you're more open to positive experiences along the way?

Call for crackdown on "bargain" deals for solarium visits

Posted by Cairín on 08-08-2012

On 13 September, it will be five years since Clare Oliver died from melanoma at just 26 years of age. Clare visited a solarium about 20 times in her early 20s and believed that these visits, combined with excessive sun exposure, contributed to her diagnosis.