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Cancer Council NSW

Cancer Council NSW is a community funded, community focused cancer charity dedicated to the defeat of cancer.

Through the development of prevention strategies, research into new treatments and cures, and by providing clinical and emotional support to those affected by cancer, we work towards realising our vision of a society where lives are not cut short by or their quality diminished by cancer.

We have the broadest reach of any cancer organisation in New South Wales and have been a trusted cancer charity for more than 50 years.

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Taxing sugary drinks to tackle obesity would lead to a stronger economy, new research shows. from www.shutterstock.com

Taxing sugary drinks would boost productivity, not just health

The benefits of a sugar tax go beyond mere health savings when obesity rates drop. Our new research predicts wider economic benefits due to more, healthier people in work.
A 20% tax on sugar drinks could change the habits of young Australians, which would benefit future generations. Shutterstock / Creativa

Sugary drinks tax could swell coffers, shrink waistlines

A study published in the journal of the British Medical Association, BMJ, today says a tax on sugary drinks could cut the…
A lot of cancer researchers shy away from researching cancers where they can’t see a clear research path going forward 10 or 15 years, the author of the report said. Pan American Health Organization-PAHO / World Health

Total cancer death rate drops but progress slow on ‘forgotten cancers’

Australia’s mortality rate for all cancers has dropped 28% in 20 years, new figures show, but progress has been slow in the…
Two thirds of Australian men aged 45 and over are at risk of suffering from erectile dysfunction. Shutterstock

Nearly two thirds of men over 45 report erectile dysfunction: study

Almost two thirds of men aged 45 and over have reported experiencing erectile dysfunction, a new study has shown. The study…
New South Wales’ smoke-free outdoors legislation will be one of the most comprehensive in Australia. Jess J/Flickr

Smoke-free outdoor laws herald better community health

The NSW government will introduce a smoke-free outdoors law this year, making it the sixth state or territory to have some variation of this kind of legislation. The announcement shows that community health…

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