Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Understanding Dementia: “Never Too Early, Never Too Late”

August 29 2023

September marks an important occasion in Australia’s health calendar – Dementia Awareness Month. This annual event aims to shed light on the challenges faced by individuals living with dementia and their families, while also raising awareness about the condition within the broader community. The theme for this year, “Never Too Early, Never Too Late,” emphasises...


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Raising Bowel Cancer Awareness in Australia

June 21 2023

In Australia, June 21st is a day dedicated to raising awareness about bowel cancer known as Red Apple Day. Organised by Bowel Cancer Australia, this initiative aims to encourage individuals and communities to come together, wear a red apple pin, and support the fight against this preventable disease. Understanding Bowel Cancer: Bowel cancer, also referred...


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Raising Awareness for Parkinson’s Disease: World Parkinson’s Awareness Day

April 11 2023

World Parkinson’s Awareness Day is observed on April 11th every year to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder that affects around 80,000 Australians. This year, as we observe this day, let us understand the impact of Parkinson’s disease and explore ways to support those living with this condition. Parkinson’s disease is a chronic...


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Educate. Advocate. Elevate.

January 25 2023

February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is a serious disease that affects thousands of women in Australia each year. The month of February has been designated as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and it is a time to educate, advocate and elevate awareness of this disease. One of the most important things we can...


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Shine a Light On Lung Cancer

November 1 2021

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Lung Cancer is Australia’s #1 cancer killer. Let’s shine a light to this deadly disease and support the research into the development of treatments, diagnosis pathways and one day, a cure to give hope to the 13,250 Australians diagnosed every year. What is Lung Cancer? Lung cancer is a...


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June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

June 7 2021

June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, our friends at Bowel Cancer Australia’s signature event to raise awareness of Australia’s second deadliest cancer and funds for the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and the best care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. Bowel cancer claims the lives of 103 Australians every...


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