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19 November 2017

We're still a sunburnt country

Based on the latest National Sun Protection Survey, Territorians were the most sunburnt in the nation. In the Northern Territory alone, 25 per cent of the population, around 43,000 adults, get sunburnt on summer weekends.

15 December 2015

Coping with cancer over the silly season
The holiday season can be difficult for people who have experienced a major change or loss in their life. Feelings of loneliness, isolation and sadness are common and holiday traditions can be painful reminders of how different life has become.

17 November 2015 UV- it all adds up!
National Skin Cancer Action Week is a great time to remind people to slip on sun-protective clothing, slop on SPF30 (or higher) broad-spectrum, water-resistant sunscreen, slap on a broad-brimmed hat, seek shade and slide on sunglasses.
 20 October 2015

 Living with Cancer Forum
The Living with Cancer Forum is a Cancer Council Northern Territory (CCNT) bi-annual event. The second forum for the year will be held on Thursday the 22nd October at 5pm at Barbara James House in Darwin

 14 September 2015

 Darwin Relay for Life
The Gardens oval will be transformed into an incredible all-night fundraiser this Friday on the 18th September for the 2015 Darwin Relay for Life.

 1 September

All about knowing the symptoms
 The most common form of cancer for males in the NT is prostate cancer therefore during the month of September Cancer Council NT wants to raise awareness of some of the most common symptoms.

 11 August 2015

Time to tackle cancer in the classroom
It’s time to tackle cancer in the classroom with Cancer Council Northern Territory urging all schools to access a new national guide on how best to support a growing number of students, families and staff affected.

10 July 2015

Free legal and financial services for Territorians with cancer help ease the burden
Territorians living with a cancer diagnosis continue to be assisted by local lawyers, financial planners, accountants and HR professionals who volunteer their time and professional services through Cancer Council’s Pro Bono Program.

11 May 2015

Terminally Ill patients win access to much needed funds
Cancer Council Northern Territory has commended the Federal Government for improving early access to superannuation for Australians affected by life-limiting illnesses.

14 April 2015

Northern Territorians urged to recognise strong link between weight and cancer 
New figures have revealed that women who are obese are 40% more likely to develop certain cancers than women of a healthy weight, prompting urgent calls for Northern Territorians to be aware of the link between weight and cancer. 

3 March 2015

The Living with Cancer Forum
The Living with Cancer Forum is a Cancer Council Northern Territory (CCNT) bi-annual event. The first forum for the year will be held on Thursday the 26th March at 5pm at Barbara James House in Darwin. 


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