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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It's December 31, somewhere around midnight, and a group of friends have the obligatory "New Year's resolutions" chat. One of their mates says they're going to quit smoking. Sound like you or someone you know? Here's some tips to make it work.
Bike-riding and a healthy free-wheeling childhood in Australia are intrinsically linked – which is perhaps why it is so jarring that this most innocent, and healthy, of pastimes is currently the target of corporate giant Coca-Cola.
This summer, you moustache yourself a question: To beard or not to beard?
Check out this new ad from Rethink Sugary Drink. We promise you'll never look at a soft drink can the same way again.
Recently, there have been calls for more research into tattoo inks due to the belief that toxins from tattoo ink could be absorbed into the body and cause cancer.
Bamboo is a very versatile crop and can now add sun protection to its list of uses.
New Cancer Council research shows that more than 8 in 10 Victorian smokers have made a quit attempt at some point.
It's worryingly common for bowel cancer to develop without symptoms, but while bowel cancer is the second largest cancer killer in Australia, 90 per cent of cases can be cured if found early enough.
Stroke, heart disease, emphysema, the leading cause of preventable cancer – and just when you thought there couldn't possibly be another reason to give up smoking, along comes this.
The later skin cancer is presented for treatment, the less likely the chances of survival. So a recent article unveiling the potential for new screening technology made us a little excited.
Supermarket shoppers rejoice! From July next year a new clear and easy-to-read rating system will begin to be introduced to the front of food packaging.
Drum roll please! A new study has shown that the humble and inexpensive sunscreen guarantees results when it comes to waving those wrinkles bye bye!