Lower survival rates in remote QLD cancer patients

LUJAYN HAWARI A study into breast and bowel cancer survival rates show a decrease in survival rates in remote Queensland. Joint research performed by the Cancer Council and Queensland University of Technology between 2001 and 2011 examined … [Read more...]

New Laws Could See Smoke Ban Expand Across Queensland

MICHAELA PETROFES   New laws in Queensland could see areas where smoking is banned expanded to include more public areas. The new laws could see penalties imposed for people smoking in bus shelters and around childcare centres. A … [Read more...]

Cancer Council Queensland supports greater restrictions on e-cigarettes

CHERYL YONG Cancer Council Queensland commended the Queensland Government for new laws that will see e-cigarettes subject to the same restrictions and laws as cigarettes. The amendments to the Tobacco Act will be effective from 1 January … [Read more...]

Queenslanders keeping abreast of women’s cancer research

AINSLIE MULHOLLAND More Queensland women are participating in breast cancer screenings than the national average, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Each year in Queensland approximately 2,900 … [Read more...]