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Alice Springs Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon 2018

We're inviting you to the Pink Ribbon Race Day in Alice Springs to support women impacted by cancer.

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Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon 2018

Every year a race day is held to raise vital funds to support women affected by cancer.

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Girls' Night In

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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Alice Springs Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon 2018

We're inviting you to the Pink Ribbon Race Day in Alice Springs to support women impacted by cancer. Book now
Buy tickets here
Buy tickets here

Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon 2018

Every year a race day is held to raise vital funds to support women affected by cancer. Buy tickets here
Get involved
Get involved

Girls' Night In

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. Get involved
Find out more
Find out more

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
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
Book now
Book now

Alice Springs Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon 2018

We're inviting you to the Pink Ribbon Race Day in Alice Springs to support women impacted by cancer. Book now
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50 Shades of Pink - Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon

20 October 2018
Join us this race day to raise vital funds to support those affected by breast and gynaecological cancer.


 

Girl's Night In

October 2018
Funds raised by Cancer Council NT's Girls’ Night In go towards reducing the impact of women's cancers on Territorians.


50 Shades of Pink - Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon - Alice Springs

6 November 2018
We invite you to the Pink Ribbon Race Day Luncheon in Alice Springs to help women impacted by cancer.


Australia set to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035

3 October 2018 |

Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer following the success of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program.

New research from Cancer Council NSW, being presented this week at the International Papilloma Virus Conference (IPVC 2018) in Sydney and published in The Lancet…

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September

4 September 2018 |

Cancer Council Australia is recognising Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, held in September.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men in Australia after non-melanoma skin cancer, with around 3200 deaths in Australia each year. It is most common in men over the age of 60, although the risk is higher for younger men with a strong family history of certain cancers.

There…

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McCabe Centre designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Centre

4 September 2018 |

The McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer is now a designated World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Law and Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs), focusing on the effective use of law to prevent and control NCDs.

Globally, NCDs – mainly cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes – are the leading cause of death, driven largely by four main modifiable…

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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

31 August 2018 |

September is International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time when cancer organisations around the world put the spotlight on children's cancer and the need to improve diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.

Sadly around 750 children aged 0 - 14 are diagnosed with cancer in Australia every year and 100 will die from the disease.

Cancer Council Queensland has funded and managed the…

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Australian Cancer Atlas unpacks cancer burden by locality

25 August 2018 |

Australians can now discover the impact of cancer in their suburb or town, with the launch of a new cutting-edge Australian Cancer Atlas.

The interactive digital cancer atlas shows national patterns in cancer incidence and survival rates based on where people live for 20 of the most common cancers in Australia - such as lung, breast and bowel cancer – likely reflecting the characteristics,…

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Australia must lead on UN plan to cut chronic disease deaths by one-third by 2030

25 August 2018 |

Health groups are urging the Australian Government to step up its commitment to chronic disease prevention, as world leaders prepare for a UN High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) this week.

More than 50 world leaders have committed to attend the UN Meeting on 27 September to highlight the global burden of chronic disease and report on national progress. It will be the third…

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Australia set to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035

3 October 2018 |

Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer following the success of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program.

New research from Cancer Council NSW, being presented this week at the International Papilloma Virus Conference (IPVC 2018) in Sydney and published in The Lancet…

Read more

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September

4 September 2018 |

Cancer Council Australia is recognising Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, held in September.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men in Australia after non-melanoma skin cancer, with around 3200 deaths in Australia each year. It is most common in men over the age of 60, although the risk is higher for younger men with a strong family history of certain cancers.

There…

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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.

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


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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New year’s resolutions for a healthier you


4 January 2018

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.

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Cancer Council and sunscreens: what you need to know this summer


22 December 2017

As UV levels rise and we prepare to spend our summer swimming, sweating, working in the garden and holidaying, our Aussie conversations often turn to sun protection and skin cancer prevention.

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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.

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


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.

Continue reading Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

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