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The number of Australians living with or beyond cancer is expected to increase by a staggering 72% in the next 22 years Cancer Council has revealed today, in a report released ahead of World Cancer Day (Sunday 4 February).
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Cancer Council share their top tips for a healthy start to the the new school year when it comes to healthy lunchboxes and sun protection.
Two Mindful Moments groups will start in February 2018.
Posted 10 January 2018 in General
Applications now open for Cancer Council ACT Research Grants for 2018-19
A number of Members of the ACT Legislative Assembly will be in the hot seat today as they have their skin checked to help promote the vital importance of self-examination and early detection in the prevention of skin cancer.
Posted 20 November 2017 in General
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This week is National Skin Cancer Action Week and new data shows more than 2.7 million Aussies are still getting sunburnt on summer weekends.
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Cancer Council raises awareness of silica dust risk during National Safe Work Month (October). New fact sheet on silica dust and cancer risk now available.
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The University of Canberra is examining the effect of aerobic exercise on certain functions of cancer survivors.
Posted 3 October 2017 in General
ACT Health's Cancer Counselling Service is running a free mindfulness group for people with cancer.
Carers ACT is collecting the views of as many carers as possible to help form the ACT Carers Strategy.