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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.
Silica Dust Infographics
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.
Posted 30 August 2017 in General
The Leukaemia Foundation is holding a lymphoma information session to mark World Lymphoma Awareness Day on 15 September
Posted 2 August 2017 in General
A new group for people who have been given a diagnosis of cancer and who have had or are receiving treatment and family carers.
No Smoking
These areas include bus stops, taxi shelters and light rail stops (when built).
Dirty Ashtray Infograph
The results are in and the ACT has scored a C grade for their efforts in leadership in protecting the community from exposure to second-hand smoke.
Researchers are looking for people who have had neurotoxic chemotherapy to participate in a study into chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.