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Living with Cancer Forum

The forum is for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis (including people with cancer, people who have finished active cancer treatment and those people under surveillance, along with carers, family, friends and health professionals). 



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Pink Ribbon Race Day

Every year a race day is held to raise money and help beat cancer.



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Preventing skin cancer

To stay safe under the NT sun make sure you follow Cancer Council's recommended combination of sun protection measures.
 

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Tips to eat more fruit and vegetables

Healthy eating is a first step in reducing your cancer risk. Poor eating habits increase your risk of cancer at many sites in the body.

 

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iHeard question

Heard a claim about cancer and not sure if it’s true? Find out the facts at iheard.

 

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Living with Cancer Forum

The forum is for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis (including people with cancer, people who have finished active cancer treatment and those people under surveillance, along with carers, family, friends and health professionals). 



Find out more
Buy tickets here
Buy tickets here

Pink Ribbon Race Day

Every year a race day is held to raise money and help beat cancer.



Buy tickets here
Find out more
Find out more

Preventing skin cancer

To stay safe under the NT sun make sure you follow Cancer Council's recommended combination of sun protection measures.
 

Find out more
Find out more
Find out more

Tips to eat more fruit and vegetables

Healthy eating is a first step in reducing your cancer risk. Poor eating habits increase your risk of cancer at many sites in the body.

 

Find out more
Go to iheard
Go to iheard

iHeard question

Heard a claim about cancer and not sure if it’s true? Find out the facts at iheard.

 

Go to iheard
Find out more
Find out more

Living with Cancer Forum

The forum is for anyone affected by a cancer diagnosis (including people with cancer, people who have finished active cancer treatment and those people under surveillance, along with carers, family, friends and health professionals). 



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50 Shades of Pink - Race Day Luncheon

21 October 2017, 1pm

Darwin Turf Club - Ventilago Lounge

It 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 2017
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

Include A Charity Week: leaving a bequest to Cancer Council in your will

15 September 2017 | Include A Charity Week: leaving a bequest to Cancer Council in your will

No one likes to think about writing their will, but it is an important piece of paperwork to consider. It can help make sure that those you care for are looked after, and that your plans are carried out as you wished.

Of course family and loved ones should always be a priority. But beyond that, some Australians choose to give a small amount of their estate to their favourite charity.

September…

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Cancer Council Australia and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2017

8 September 2017 | Cancer Council Australia and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Cancer Council Australia is recognising Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, held in September every year.

The international awareness month focuses on children’s cancers and highlights the need for further research and improved treatments and outcomes for young patients.

Childhood cancers remain the most common cause of disease-related deaths for children aged 0-14 in Australia. Sadly,…

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4,900 Australians will face a head or neck cancer this year

27 July 2017 | 4,900 Australians will face a head or neck cancer this year

Cancer Council Australia gives heads up on prevention and detection on World Head and Neck Cancer Day 

With around 4,900 Australians expected to be diagnosed with a head or neck cancer this year, Cancer Council Australia is using World Head and Neck Cancer Day (27 July) to raise awareness and highlight the steps Australians can take to reduce their…

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Half of Australian cancer survivors shouldering financial stress – and it’s on the rise

21 July 2017 | Half of Australian cancer survivors shouldering financial stress – and it’s on the rise

New analysis shows cost of cancer influencing treatment decisions

New analysis has found that up to 1 in 2 Australian cancer survivors experience financial stress - prompting calls from Cancer Council Australia for greater transparency from healthcare providers to help patients anticipate costs and weigh up their options, as well as better targeting…

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Heart Foundation and Cancer Council call for action on World No Tobacco Day

31 May 2017 | Heart Foundation and Cancer Council call for action on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco is the number one preventable cause of the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, highlighting the need for strong action, Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation said today.

Speaking on World No Tobacco Day (31 May), Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, and National Heart Foundation tobacco control spokesperson,…

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Medical research must include focus on better use of existing technology

18 May 2017 | Medical research must include focus on better use of existing technology

Cancer Council Australia and the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia have called for new research into improved use of Australia’s existing health system and technology, in response to a Senate inquiry into research funding for poor-survival cancers.

On Thursday 18 May, Cancer Council and COSA are appearing at a hearing for the multi-partisan inquiry, which was driven by brain cancer…

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Include A Charity Week: leaving a bequest to Cancer Council in your will

15 September 2017 | Include A Charity Week: leaving a bequest to Cancer Council in your will

No one likes to think about writing their will, but it is an important piece of paperwork to consider. It can help make sure that those you care for are looked after, and that your plans are carried out as you wished.

Of course family and loved ones should always be a priority. But beyond that, some Australians choose to give a small amount of their estate to their favourite charity.

September…

Read more

Cancer Council Australia and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2017

8 September 2017 | Cancer Council Australia and Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 2017

Cancer Council Australia is recognising Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, held in September every year.

The international awareness month focuses on children’s cancers and highlights the need for further research and improved treatments and outcomes for young patients.

Childhood cancers remain the most common cause of disease-related deaths for children aged 0-14 in Australia. Sadly,…

Read more

Alcohol increases cancer risk, but don't trust the booze industry to give you the facts straight

Terry Slevin
8 September 2017

The alcohol industry has been misleading the public about the real link between alcohol and cancer, with tactics similar to those used by the tobacco industry

Continue reading Alcohol increases cancer risk, but don't trust the booze industry to give you the facts straight


Introducing Gather My Crew, the online tool to help those in a health crisis

Susan Palmer
17 August 2017

Whether it’s a cancer diagnosis, a traumatic spinal injury or a child born with a congenital condition, in each instance the family dealing with the crisis is thrown in to turmoil.

Continue reading Introducing Gather My Crew, the online tool to help those in a health crisis

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Looking after yourself when you’re caring for someone with cancer

Professor Sanchia Aranda
8 August 2017

Caring for a loved one who has cancer can have a big impact on your life – your relationships, career, finances, health and wellbeing can all be affected.

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Cancer, your work and you: should you tell your employer and colleagues about your diagnosis?

The simple fact is that the decision to tell your employer about your cancer straightaway is entirely personal. There is no right or wrong approach.

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Everyone should be talking about it: the free cancer test waiting to save almost 84,000 Australian lives

Next time you are at a gathering of around 23 people consider this – it’s likely that one of you will develop bowel cancer in your lifetime.

Continue reading Everyone should be talking about it: the free cancer test waiting to save almost 84,000 Australian lives

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Alcohol increases cancer risk, but don't trust the booze industry to give you the facts straight

Terry Slevin
8 September 2017

The alcohol industry has been misleading the public about the real link between alcohol and cancer, with tactics similar to those used by the tobacco industry

Continue reading Alcohol increases cancer risk, but don't trust the booze industry to give you the facts straight


Introducing Gather My Crew, the online tool to help those in a health crisis

Susan Palmer
17 August 2017

Whether it’s a cancer diagnosis, a traumatic spinal injury or a child born with a congenital condition, in each instance the family dealing with the crisis is thrown in to turmoil.

Continue reading Introducing Gather My Crew, the online tool to help those in a health crisis

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