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Cancer Council Victoria  We are an independent charity involved in cancer research, prevention, support and advocacy.

http://www.cancervic.org.au/

The countdown is on: just one week until #DaffodilDay! How will you be taking part?

It's that time of year when UV levels start to rise… Check your local #SunProtection times on the free #SunSmart app

#DaffodilDay is so close! Dougal is excited, are you? You can show your support by visiting our friendly volunteers at their very yellow stalls next Friday 25 August. Or if you can’t get to one in person, support a cancer-free future by donating at daffodilday.com.au.

Did you know? Money raised from #DaffodilDay helps us distribute over 190,000 #CancerInformation resources.

Losing your hair as a result of treatment can be very challenging. Many people find that a well-fitting wig can provide a greater sense of self-confidence. Make an appointment with one of our experienced cancer nurses who will fit your new wig by calling 13 11 20.

Finding it tricky to talk about sex with your partner after cancer? Or perhaps you feel like you need to regain a little more self-confidence. We have a free phone counselling service, where you can talk to an experienced health professional in the comfort of your home. Call Cancer Council Victoria on 13 11 20 and one of our cancer nurses will schedule an appointment for you. #Confidential #Support #Counselling

Check your skin regularly, no matter your skin type. If you have naturally dark skin, skin cancer is less common. But if it does develop, it's more likely to be found at a later, more dangerous stage. #SunSmart #SkinCareRoutine #SPF #SlipSlopSlapSeekSlide #SunProtection

Cancer doesn’t rest, so neither will we. Support your local community and join us for one of 29 #RelayForLife events taking place from September to November. You can make a difference by registering for your local event today.

Bowel cancer takes 80 Australian lives each week, but did you know that if found early, 90% of bowel cancers can be successfully treated? If you’re over 50 and have received a free bowel cancer screening test in the mail, don’t ignore it. Do it. It could save your life.

Did you know that eating well and exercising can help lessen anxiety during cancer treatment?

Thank you to the 88 wonderful participants who took part in #RunMelbourne on Sunday in support of Cancer Council Victoria. Together you have raised over $60,000 - you should be incredibly proud of your achievements! We loved meeting many of you on the day and hope to see you again next year.

Victorians, take a deep smokefree breath! New alfresco dining laws come into effect from today - 1 August. The new laws ban smoking in outdoor dining cafes, restaurants, pubs and courtyards. Get excited for smokefree spring meals!

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