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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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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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Soirée

On Saturday 29th April 2017, Cancer Council NT will bring you our very own Gala Ball, Soirée! 

 

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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). 



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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.
 

Find out more
Buy Tickets
Buy Tickets

Soirée

On Saturday 29th April 2017, Cancer Council NT will bring you our very own Gala Ball, Soirée! 

 

Buy Tickets
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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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Thursday 25th May 2017
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea is Cancer Council's most popular fundraising event and the largest, most successful event of its kind in Australia.


DaffodilDay

Daffodil Day

Friday 25th August 2017
Show you care about beating cancer this Daffodil Day.  


Relay for life

Relay For Life

2017 dates:

Darwin - 15th September
Katherine - 12th August
Gove- 2nd September 

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

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 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

Vale Clive Deverall AM

17 March 2017 | Vale Clive Deverall AM

Cancer Council Australia extends its condolences to the family of Clive Deverall AM, who died last weekend after almost two decades’ living with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Clive was a passionate consumer representative on Cancer Council Australia’s Board from 2007 to 2010. For many years prior, he was long-serving CEO of Cancer Council Western Australia, where reforms he led from…

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1 in 6 teenage boys consume at least 52 litres of soft drink each year

27 February 2017 | 1 in 6 teenage boys consume at least 52 litres of soft drink each year

The vast availability of cheap soft drinks, at home and at school, is encouraging Australian teenage boys to continue to guzzle down sugary drinks at an alarming rate, according to new Cancer Council research published today.

The research from the National Secondary Students’ Diet and Activity survey, published in

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Gather, share and give in support of Aussies affected by cancer

3 February 2017 | Gather, share and give in support of Aussies affected by cancer

Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, 25 May 2017 #BiggestMorningTea

One Australian is diagnosed with cancer approximately every five minutes, the length of an average tea break. Throughout May and June Cancer Council is calling on Aussies to pop on the kettle and prep the menu for

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Australians encouraged to get active this World Cancer Day

3 February 2017 | Australians encouraged to get active this World Cancer Day

Exercise a ‘wonder drug’, says Cancer Council Australia CEO

Saturday 4 February is World Cancer Day and Cancer Council Australia is joining organisations around the world to mark the event and encouraging Aussies to get physically active to reduce their cancer risk.

Cancer Council research shows that around 1,800 bowel, breast and…

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New cancer data highlights lost opportunities in bowel cancer screening and rising liver cancer toll

2 February 2017 | New cancer data highlights lost opportunities in bowel cancer screening and rising liver cancer toll

Latest cancer trends published on eve of World Cancer Day (4 Feb)

New national cancer data released today highlights lost opportunities in bowel cancer screening and an alarming increase in liver cancer deaths, Cancer Council Australia said today.

Cancer Council Australia CEO and President of the International Union for Cancer Control,…

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Supporting World Cancer Day 2017

30 January 2017 | Supporting World Cancer Day 2017

February 4 2017 is World Cancer Day, a global event coordinated by the Union for International Cancer Control.

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

With the event this year falling on a Saturday, the focus around the globe will be on supporting the event…

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Vale Clive Deverall AM

17 March 2017 | Vale Clive Deverall AM

Cancer Council Australia extends its condolences to the family of Clive Deverall AM, who died last weekend after almost two decades’ living with a rare form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Clive was a passionate consumer representative on Cancer Council Australia’s Board from 2007 to 2010. For many years prior, he was long-serving CEO of Cancer Council Western Australia, where reforms he led from…

Read more

1 in 6 teenage boys consume at least 52 litres of soft drink each year

27 February 2017 | 1 in 6 teenage boys consume at least 52 litres of soft drink each year

The vast availability of cheap soft drinks, at home and at school, is encouraging Australian teenage boys to continue to guzzle down sugary drinks at an alarming rate, according to new Cancer Council research published today.

The research from the National Secondary Students’ Diet and Activity survey, published in

Read more

Australia should throw its weight behind a sugar tax

Kathy Chapman
8 March 2017

The push for a levy on sugar-sweetened beverages is gaining momentum, with good reason -- evidence shows it would help to reduce Australia's obesity epidemic and the flow-on increase in chronic disease burden.

Continue reading Australia should throw its weight behind a sugar tax


How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

Professor Karen Canfell
24 February 2017

A new study on the impact of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer, the first worldwide to look at participants in a vaccination program (beyond clinical trials) was published today in The Lancet.

Continue reading How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives


2017 resolutions for a healthier you

Rosannah Snelson
30 December 2016

When January 1 rolls around you're given a fresh start, the opportunity to set goals and put your health first for the next 365 days.

Continue reading 2017 resolutions for a healthier you


Are Aussies becoming sun-slackers?

Dr Andrew Satchell
24 November 2016

As a dermatologist working in Australia, skin cancer is something I think, see and talk about every day. I see the impact it has on too many Australian lives first hand and it’s always front of mind.

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Is your job increasing your cancer risk?

Terry Slevin
4 October 2016

Each day most of us get up, get ready, farewell our family and head off to work... we don't expect that our job could increase the risk of being told "you have cancer" twenty to forty years down the track.

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Australia should throw its weight behind a sugar tax

Kathy Chapman
8 March 2017

The push for a levy on sugar-sweetened beverages is gaining momentum, with good reason -- evidence shows it would help to reduce Australia's obesity epidemic and the flow-on increase in chronic disease burden.

Continue reading Australia should throw its weight behind a sugar tax


How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

Professor Karen Canfell
24 February 2017

A new study on the impact of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer, the first worldwide to look at participants in a vaccination program (beyond clinical trials) was published today in The Lancet.

Continue reading How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives


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