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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea NT

Host a morning tea in May or June to help Cancer Council raise vital funds for cancer research, prevention and support.

 

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We've Gotcha Covered

Make sure you are ready for summer with Cancer Council’s latest sun protection range. ‘Gotcha Covered’ offers fresh and innovative designs to keep you safe and looking good outdoors.

 

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Entertainment Books

Support Cancer Council NT and purchase your 2016|2017 Entertainment Book now for only $60

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Bowel cancer screening campaign

Are you or someone you love aged 50 or over? Then you or your loved one is at higher risk of bowel cancer. Tragically, bowel cancer claims the lives of 75 Australians every week.


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Healthy Living Program

Getting back to a healthy lifestyle after cancer is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Read more here. 

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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea NT

Host a morning tea in May or June to help Cancer Council raise vital funds for cancer research, prevention and support.

 

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We've Gotcha Covered

Make sure you are ready for summer with Cancer Council’s latest sun protection range. ‘Gotcha Covered’ offers fresh and innovative designs to keep you safe and looking good outdoors.

 

Find out more
Buy it here
Buy it here

Entertainment Books

Support Cancer Council NT and purchase your 2016|2017 Entertainment Book now for only $60

Buy it here
Find out more
Find out more

Bowel cancer screening campaign

Are you or someone you love aged 50 or over? Then you or your loved one is at higher risk of bowel cancer. Tragically, bowel cancer claims the lives of 75 Australians every week.


Find out more
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Healthy Living Program

Getting back to a healthy lifestyle after cancer is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Read more here. 

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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea NT

Host a morning tea in May or June to help Cancer Council raise vital funds for cancer research, prevention and support.

 

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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Thursday 26th May 2016
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is Cancer Council's most popular fundraising event and the largest, most successful event of its kind in Australia.


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Daffodil Day

Friday 26th August 2016
Show you care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day.  


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Relay For Life

2016 dates to be advised
Relay For Life is an overnight, community event where teams of 10-15 participate in a relay-style walk or run to raise funds for Cancer Council.


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Cancer Council Pink

Monday 24th October 2016
Cancer Council Pink aims to raise awareness about breast and gynaecological cancers, as well as raise funds for prevention programs, support services and world-class breast cancer research


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Girls Night In

Throughout October and November 2016
Love catching up with your girlfriends and the ladies in your family? Why not bring everyone together for a very special event, and raise much-needed funds to help beat women's cancers at the same time

Prestigious award for Cancer Council CEO

13 April 2016 | Prestigious award for Cancer Council CEO

Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, is to be presented with the Distinguished Merit Award by the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care.

Offered every two years in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the international advancement of the science and art of cancer nursing, the award acknowledges Professor Aranda’s extensive experience in cancer control…

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New insights into cancer control

29 March 2016 | New insights into cancer control

Cancer Council Australia has contributed to two new editorials in the latest edition of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, providing new perspectives on cancer control.

Professor Sanchia Aranda, CEO, Cancer Council Australia and Professor Christine Paul from the University of Newcastle have jointly published an editorial on '

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Australian cancer prevalence exceeds 1 million: new estimates

3 February 2016 | Australian cancer prevalence exceeds 1 million: new estimates

Time to rethink management of our most feared disease

 

The number of Australians living with cancer or having survived a diagnosis has exceeded 1 million for the first time1, highlighting a change in how we should manage the disease, according to Cancer Council Australia.

Professor Sanchia Aranda, CEO of Cancer Council Australia and…

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How much sun is enough?

30 January 2016 | How much sun is enough?

Experts agree on sun protection and vitamin D

 

New recommendations published today (31/1) by national peak health bodies aim to provide clearer and simpler advice to Australians on how they can balance the need for sun protection to reduce skin cancer risk with maintaining healthy vitamin D levels for optimal health.

The recommendations have…

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Uncovering why some patients have poorer lung cancer outcomes

29 January 2016 | Uncovering why some patients have poorer lung cancer outcomes

A researcher from Monash University who aims to uncover why there are differences in lung cancer outcomes for Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) has been awarded Cancer Council funding through a national priority research scheme.

The grant, awarded through the Priority…

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Supporting World Cancer Day

27 January 2016 | Supporting World Cancer Day

February 4 2016 is World Cancer Day.

This year’s international theme is ‘We Can. I Can.’ and focuses on the many things that individuals and groups can do to reduce the burden of cancer across the globe.

This World Cancer Day, Cancer Council Australia is highlighting support for cancer patients and survivors.

It is expected that 130,000 Australians will be diagnosed with…

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Prestigious award for Cancer Council CEO

13 April 2016 | Prestigious award for Cancer Council CEO

Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, is to be presented with the Distinguished Merit Award by the International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care.

Offered every two years in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the international advancement of the science and art of cancer nursing, the award acknowledges Professor Aranda’s extensive experience in cancer control…

Read more

New insights into cancer control

29 March 2016 | New insights into cancer control

Cancer Council Australia has contributed to two new editorials in the latest edition of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, providing new perspectives on cancer control.

Professor Sanchia Aranda, CEO, Cancer Council Australia and Professor Christine Paul from the University of Newcastle have jointly published an editorial on '

Read more

Vitamin D and sun protection – getting the balance right

Craig Sinclair
1 February 2016

The conundrum of how to balance the need to protect ourselves from damage caused by the sun's UV rays and the importance of getting enough vitamin D for good health has been causing public confusion for over a decade.

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Health Check: what does the UV Index mean?

Terry Slevin
8 December 2015

Alongside the day’s high and low temperatures, weather reports generally contain a UV alert for a particular time. But what does it actually mean – and what should you do about it?

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The skin damage I see doesn’t just happen at the beach

Dr Andrew Satchell
18 November 2015

As a dermatologist, I see many people who are 'UV aware' and apply sun protection. Yet for some, to their shock and disbelief, I have to give them the news that they have skin cancer.

Continue reading The skin damage I see doesn’t just happen at the beach


Not everything gives you cancer, but eating too much processed meat certainly can

Yesterday, the cancer arm of the The World Health Organization released its evaluation on how likely red and processed meats are to cause cancer.

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Cancer risks in the workplace – the job’s not done … yet

Terry Slevin
2 June 2015

The recent parliamentary inquiry into cancer cases among firefighters trained at Fiskville in Victoria has thrown cancer risks in the workplace back into the public spotlight.

Continue reading Cancer risks in the workplace – the job’s not done … yet


Vitamin D and sun protection – getting the balance right

Craig Sinclair
1 February 2016

The conundrum of how to balance the need to protect ourselves from damage caused by the sun's UV rays and the importance of getting enough vitamin D for good health has been causing public confusion for over a decade.

Continue reading Vitamin D and sun protection – getting the balance right

Categories:


Health Check: what does the UV Index mean?

Terry Slevin
8 December 2015

Alongside the day’s high and low temperatures, weather reports generally contain a UV alert for a particular time. But what does it actually mean – and what should you do about it?

Continue reading Health Check: what does the UV Index mean?

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