Secondary Schools Announced
Cancer Council Australia has awarded 45 grants as part of the Shade for Secondary Schools Program, made possible thanks to the $1 million donation received from eftpos. Find out who the NT winners were.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.
Family history and cancer
It is not uncommon for more than one member of a family to have cancer. Find out what it means to have a family history of cancer, the different types of family cancers and who you can contact for further information.
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Living with cancer
Reduce your risks
Please support this year's Call To Arms and help fight cancer in men. You can find out how to get your club involved
7th-8th February 2015
Relay for Life
Relay For Life is an opportunity to get together with your community to celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones lost and fight back against cancer.
Relay for Life - Alice Springs
Saturday 21st March 2015- Our Lady of the Sacred heart (OLSH), Sadadeen Campus
Relay for Life - Darwin
Friday 18th-19th September 2015- Garden's Oval
Relay for Life- Gove
Friday 28th August 2015
May is Australia's Biggest Morning Tea Month
Friday 28th August 2015
Every day in Australia, around 300 people are told they have a life-threatening cancer. The survival rate for many common cancers has increased by 30% in the last two decades, but we still have a long way to go.
Saturday 26th October 2015
Every year a race day is held to raise money and help beat cancer. All funds raised through the day’s activities are donated to Cancer Council NT. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Monday 26th October 2015
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
Throughout October and November 2015
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
28 January 2015 | World Cancer Day 2015
World Cancer Day 2015 is organised by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and held annually on the 4 February.
This year’s international theme is ‘Cancer, Not Beyond Us’, putting the focus on the things that all of us can do to help beat cancer – from early detection and prevention through to quality of life for cancer survivors and access to treatment worldwide.
22 January 2015 | Priority driven research applications now open
The Federal Government agency, Cancer Australia, is calling for applications for its 2015 round of the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme.
The funding scheme helps to:
22 December 2014 | New data shows Australians turning off solariums
Australians support upcoming commercial solarium bans
New data released in the lead-up to commercial solarium bans coming into force show that Australians are ready to ditch the potentially deadly machines.
Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey shows that the majority of adults (79 per cent) and adolescents (67 per cent) support the…Read more
18 December 2014 | New cancer report shows need to reduce disparities and address growth in patient numbers
A new report on cancer incidence and mortality in Australia highlights the urgent need to address disparities in treatment outcomes and prepare for an increasing number of cancer patients, Cancer Council said today.
Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Ian Olver, said Cancer in Australia 2014, released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, showed a continuation of recent…Read more
CEOs of leading cancer organisations stand together in the fight to reduce tobacco-related death across the world
8 December 2014 | CEOs of leading cancer organisations stand together in the fight to reduce tobacco-related death across the world
Cancer Research UK announce £5 million investment into evidence-based tobacco control at 2014 World Cancer Congress
Cancer Research UK, the Union for International Cancer Control, the US National Cancer Institute and Cancer Council Australia, today formally united to further research into evidence-based tobacco control, to reduce the millions of tobacco-related…Read more
5 December 2014 | Australian obesity problem highlighted at World Cancer Congress
Release of World Cancer Atlas puts future challenges in the spotlight
Soaring rates of obesity in Australia and other developed countries will be a major contributor to the expected 50 per cent increase in cancer cases to 21.7 million by 2030, the World Cancer Congress will be told today (5/12).
At the launch of the American Cancer Society’s…Read more
15 January 2015
One third of cancers can be prevented. So what does it take to adopt a cancer smart lifestyle? Cancer Council staff member Jo gives it a try.
Continue reading Embracing a cancer smart lifestyle
20 November 2014
As a dermatologist, I’m often confronted with the difficult task of telling my patients they have skin cancer.
Continue reading Think treating skin cancer is always easy? Think again…
4 November 2014
Cancer wasn't the most painful thing to happen to me, it was the fact that my friends moved away, unsure of themselves.
Continue reading When cancer strikes – how to be a friend
18 August 2014
Have you ever left the doctor’s office having being told you need to get an ultrasound for a suspicious lump and immediately searched online to see what it could be?
Continue reading Searching for cancer information online
25 June 2014
By random coincidence, I met two people in the past week who lost parents to bowel cancer. Random, because although I work in cancer policy these were social encounters.
Continue reading Get your parents to screen for bowel cancer