Stylish headwear helps women with hair loss

Sam Corbett’s Bald & The Beautiful turbans

HONGYUE WU AND STAFF WRITERS When Gold Coast mother Sam Corbett was diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2012 and started chemotherapy, one of the biggest hurdles was losing her beautiful brown hair.   But the Reedy Creek … [Read more...]

Skin cancer sufferers push for sun safety

Beach in summer Photo: Courtesy Lacie Slezak/Unsplash

MADISON COSKERIE Skin cancer sufferers are highlighting the need for increased sun safety practices as Australia enters the warmer months when damaging ultraviolet radiation from the sun is at its highest.   Experts agree that … [Read more...]

Cancer Council tool targets Queensland youth

Cancer Council Queensland risk calculator scores

LILY NOLAN Cancer Council Queensland have rolled out their latest tool to promote skin cancer awareness and this one is aimed specifically at the state’s youth.   The campaign, which kicked off in August, uses a Cancer Risk Calculator … [Read more...]

‘Text to Donate’ your support this Daffodil Day

ELIZABETH ANDAL   Australians will now be able to show their support for Cancer Council by texting to donate and dedicating a daffodil to someone they know. Daffodil Day is set to make it easier than ever for Australians to donate this year … [Read more...]

Cancer’s Beef with Bacon

JANELSA OUMA The World Health Organisation's latest announcement warning that red meat, bacon, and processed meats can lead to certain types of cancer has been met with obvious concern. The findings came from years of research from the WHO … [Read more...]

Hope for cancer patients

HOLLY WARE Finding a cure for cancer seems like a monumental task, but a new joint funding program in Queensland is renewing hope. Cancer Council Queensland and Queensland Health have provided $7 million dollars worth of funding for … [Read more...]

September sheds light on children’s cancer

RENATA NEMETH September is International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and a time to shed light on children’s cancer and the need for improved diagnosis, treatment and outcomes. Statistics show an estimated 650 children aged 0-14 years … [Read more...]

Solariums in Queensland to close late 2014

NICHOLAS MCDONALD The Queensland Government has passed legislation banning solariums to the praise of leading cancer groups. From December 2014 all solariums will be switched off in an effort to curb the state's high skin cancer … [Read more...]