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Cancer Council's Girls' Night In is the ideal reason to get your girlfriends together to celebrate friendships that matter for a cause that matters.

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Every minute, every hour, every day

Cancer never rests, and for that reason, neither do we. And tomorrow, with your help, we?ll start again.   

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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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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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Your support helps us fund vital services, run life-saving education programs, and support Territorians affected by cancer each year who need our help. Find out more
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Every minute, every hour, every day

Cancer never rests, and for that reason, neither do we. And tomorrow, with your help, we?ll start again. Find out more
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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
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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. Find out more
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Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

23 May 2019

Get your friends, colleagues or community together over tea and treats, and help raise funds to support those impacted by cancer.

Cancer Council: Labor commitment to tackling obesity, alcohol could help prevent thousands of cancer cases

2 May 2019 |

Federal Labor’s election commitment to addressing Australia’s growing obesity problem and risky alcohol consumption could help prevent thousands of cancer cases according to Cancer Council Australia. 

Professor Sanchia Aranda, CEO, Cancer Council Australia has welcomed the latest federal Labor commitments announced today, saying an effective National Obesity Strategy and a national $39 million…

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Opposition’s skin cancer prevention campaign would save lives and money

13 April 2019 |

Getting slip, slap, slop, seek, slide back on the agenda

The federal Opposition’s plan for an $8.6 million national sun protection awareness campaign would significantly reduce the social and economic costs of skin cancer, according to Cancer Council Australia.

Chair…

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Cancer charities welcome Opposition’s $10m plan for reducing bill shock

11 April 2019 |

Leading cancer charities have welcomed the federal Opposition’s plan to help protect patients from the shock of unexpected medical costs through a $10 million plan to embed informed financial consent into the health system.

The federal Opposition has committed to build on work started in the not-for-profit sector by Cancer Council Australia, Breast Cancer Network Australia, Prostate Cancer…

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Opposition’s $40m plan to revive national anti-smoking campaign could save 55,000 lives

10 April 2019 |

Cancer Council Australia has commended the federal Opposition for its $40 million commitment to revive Australia’s landmark National Tobacco Campaign, which could prevent more than 55,000 deaths and save at least $740 million in healthcare costs.

Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, said the Opposition’s $40 million plan would be the most significant investment in anti-smoking…

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Reducing smoking rates to 10% by 2025 could prevent almost 100,000 lung cancer deaths

5 April 2019 |

Cancer Council calls on governments to revive tobacco campaigns to reduce Australians risk of lung cancer

New Cancer Council research shows 100,000 lung cancer deaths could be avoided this century if smoking rates are reduced to 10% by 2025, prompting calls for renewed Government action in tobacco control.

Currently over 12% of Australians are daily smokers…

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Cancer Council welcomes federal Opposition’s ‘landmark’ $2.3b cancer care plan

4 April 2019 |

Cancer Council Australia has welcomed the federal Opposition’s $2.3 billion commitment to reduce cancer inequities through strengthening Medicare and the public hospital system and fast-tracking drug subsidies.

Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, said the plan was a “landmark” moment towards improved outcomes…

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Cancer Council: Labor commitment to tackling obesity, alcohol could help prevent thousands of cancer cases

2 May 2019 |

Federal Labor’s election commitment to addressing Australia’s growing obesity problem and risky alcohol consumption could help prevent thousands of cancer cases according to Cancer Council Australia. 

Professor Sanchia Aranda, CEO, Cancer Council Australia has welcomed the latest federal Labor commitments announced today, saying an effective National Obesity Strategy and a national $39 million…

Read more

Opposition’s skin cancer prevention campaign would save lives and money

13 April 2019 |

Getting slip, slap, slop, seek, slide back on the agenda

The federal Opposition’s plan for an $8.6 million national sun protection awareness campaign would significantly reduce the social and economic costs of skin cancer, according to Cancer Council Australia.

Chair…

Read more

Australian Cancer Research - Are we really getting closer to a cancer free future?


11 December 2018

With Australia investing millions of dollars in cancer research every year and daily news bulletins endlessly promoting promising breakthroughs, it's no surprise that the Australian community wants to be reassured that the work taking place around Australia is really making a difference.

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Young or old, there's nothing healthy about a tan


23 November 2018

As a dermatologist I see a lot of damaged skin. I can still remember my first melanoma death. He was a young man in his thirties with three small children. It was a tragedy.

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Here are the nine things you should know about the new cervical screening program.


10 September 2018

Australia's new cervical screening program is good news for all of us with a cervix. A more sophisticated test means that the early signs of cervical cancer can be picked up one step earlier, helping to further improve early detection.

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Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine


7 May 2018

Every four minutes someone in Australia is diagnosed with cancer. Only one in ten of those diagnosed will exercise enough during and after their treatment. But every one of those patients would benefit from exercise.

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How does sunscreen work, what is SPF, and can I tan with it on?


9 January 2018

Sunscreen use not only reduces the risk of skin cancer and sunburn, it also reduces the ageing effect of the sun. But whenever summer rolls around, it's easy to forget the basics ? like, how should I apply sunscreen? How long should I wait after applying it to go in the sun, and how long can I stay in the sun with it on? And how does it work anyway?

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Australian Cancer Research - Are we really getting closer to a cancer free future?


11 December 2018

With Australia investing millions of dollars in cancer research every year and daily news bulletins endlessly promoting promising breakthroughs, it's no surprise that the Australian community wants to be reassured that the work taking place around Australia is really making a difference.

Continue reading Australian Cancer Research - Are we really getting closer to a cancer free future?

Categories:


Young or old, there's nothing healthy about a tan


23 November 2018

As a dermatologist I see a lot of damaged skin. I can still remember my first melanoma death. He was a young man in his thirties with three small children. It was a tragedy.

Continue reading Young or old, there's nothing healthy about a tan


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