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Daffodil Day 2018

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2017 Annual Review

Read our 2017 Annual Review that highlights the activities we have achieved together over the past year.

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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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World Walks for Cancer NT

We are offering you the challenge to walk 112kms of this famous pilgrimage from Sarria to Santiago. Walking the Camino and raising vital funds as a group, to support Territorians fighting cancer.



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Daffodil Day 2018

Join us this Daffodil Day - Friday 24th of August. Wear a Daffodil Day pin, volunteer at a stall, make a donation or get your school or workplace involved! Get involved
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2017 Annual Review

Cancer Council NT's Annual Review highlights the activities we have achieved together over the past year. Thanks to the support and generosity of all Territorians! Read 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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World Walks for Cancer NT

Walking the Camino and raising vital funds to support Territorians fighting cancer. Get involved
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Daffodil Day 2018

Join us this Daffodil Day - Friday 24th of August. Wear a Daffodil Day pin, volunteer at a stall, make a donation or get your school or workplace involved! Get involved
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Daffodil Day

24 Aug 2018
Get involved this Daffodil Day in helping to raise vital funds to bring us one step closer to a cancer free future.


 

Relay for Life - Darwin

7 Sep 2018
The event brings the whole community together for a night of fun, entertainment, celebration and remembrance.


Camino de Santiago - World Walks for Cancer NT

2-12 Oct 2018
Walking the Camino and raising vital funds as a group, to support Territorians fighting cancer.

Cancer Council commends change to food labelling system

10 August 2018 | Cancer Council commends change to food labelling system

Australians will be able to make more informed choices when selecting packaged foods and drinks, thanks to an improvement to the Health Star Rating food label system announced by all Australian and New Zealand governments.

The change will mean that foods will only receive a star rating based on the product “as sold”, or with added water or drained – rather than “as prepared”.

Chair…

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388 billion reasons to get anti-smoking campaigns back on the public agenda

1 August 2018 | 388 billion reasons to get anti-smoking campaigns back on the public agenda

New study shows ‘tobacco is the new tobacco’

A new study estimating that smoking causes $388 billion in long-term productivity losses in Australia should be a wake-up call to get anti-smoking mass media campaigns back on the public agenda, Cancer Council Australia said today.

The study, recently published in the

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Aussie men urged to be aware of head and neck cancers

27 July 2018 | Aussie men urged to be aware of head and neck cancers

World Head and Neck Cancer Day is 27 July 2018

With estimates suggesting that over 4,900 Australians were diagnosed with a head or neck cancer last year, experts are encouraging Australians, particularly men, to become aware of the symptoms and risk factors, including tobacco, alcohol and the human papilloma virus (HPV).

Cancer charities…

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Noticed something missing from our logo?

12 June 2018 | Noticed something missing from our logo?

We've removed the 'A' and 'O' in support of a worthy cause. Australian Red Cross Blood Service needs 25,000 blood donation each week. Are you the #MissingType? Join Cancer Council in support of International Missing Type: www.donateblood.com.au/missing-type

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Evidence drives sweeping changes to melanoma treatment recommendations

25 May 2018 | Evidence drives sweeping changes to melanoma treatment recommendations

Updated national clinical guidelines recommend not performing major lymph node surgery routinely for low-volume melanoma in lymph nodes, and active drug therapies as standard for advanced melanoma

Melanoma patients across Australia will benefit from today’s release of updated clinical…

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Highlighting the best primary care and cancer research in Australia – Symposium 2018

22 May 2018 | Highlighting the best primary care and cancer research in Australia – Symposium 2018

Cancer Council Australia CEO, Professor Sanchia Aranda, will be participating at the PC4 2018 Scientific Symposium. Professor Aranda will be part of the session, The Burden of Over-Diagnosis in Primary Care.

The symposium will be held at Darling Harbour, Sydney on Friday 25th May. The symposium will showcase PC4 supported research as well as the best primary care and…

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Cancer Council commends change to food labelling system

10 August 2018 | Cancer Council commends change to food labelling system

Australians will be able to make more informed choices when selecting packaged foods and drinks, thanks to an improvement to the Health Star Rating food label system announced by all Australian and New Zealand governments.

The change will mean that foods will only receive a star rating based on the product “as sold”, or with added water or drained – rather than “as prepared”.

Chair…

Read more

388 billion reasons to get anti-smoking campaigns back on the public agenda

1 August 2018 | 388 billion reasons to get anti-smoking campaigns back on the public agenda

New study shows ‘tobacco is the new tobacco’

A new study estimating that smoking causes $388 billion in long-term productivity losses in Australia should be a wake-up call to get anti-smoking mass media campaigns back on the public agenda, Cancer Council Australia said today.

The study, recently published in the

Read more

Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Prue Cormie
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?

Terry Slevin
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

Rosannah Snelson
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

Professor Sanchia Aranda
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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Australia’s new cervical cancer screening program: your FAQs answered

Professor Karen Canfell
1 December 2017

Australia has long been at the forefront of cancer prevention, and we are excited by the launch of the new cervical cancer screening program that will mean fewer tests over a woman’s lifetime, coupled with earlier diagnoses and lower cervical cancer rates.

Continue reading Australia’s new cervical cancer screening program: your FAQs answered


Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Prue Cormie
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

Categories:


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

Terry Slevin
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?

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


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