CCACT offers a range of smoking cessation support services designed to help people understand why they smoke, to develop strategies to quit, and to stay quit for good.
What are e-cigarettes? E-cigarettes are battery operated devices containing a liquid that, when heated, turns into vapour that is inhaled into the lungs. When using an e-cigarette, the user inhales and exhales the vapour from the heated liquid(e-liquid).
Drinking alcohol increases the risk of cancers of the mouth, throat, oesophagus, liver, stomach, bowel and breast. It is not just heavy drinking, even drinking small amounts of alcohol increases the risk of cancer but the more you drink the greater the risk.
Occupational cancers are those that occur due to exposure to carcinogenic (cancer-causing) agents in the workplace. Such exposures include: a wide range of different industrial chemicals, dusts, metals and combustion products (e. g. asbestos or diesel engine exhaust) forms of radiation (e. g.
Skin cancer can effect indoor and outdoor workers, this is because different forms of skin cancer is related to different forms of sun exposure patterns.
Cancer Council ACT research grant opportunities.
Being SunSmart when UV levels are 3 and above is an important public health and community message, and Cancer Council ACT can assist your efforts to share this message at your next outdoor event.
Cancer Council ACT has announced Verity Hawkins as the newly appointed CEO to lead the cancer prevention, support and research organisation. Most recently CEO of Playgroup Australia and Life Education Australia, Verity is a skilled and respected social responsibility leader with over 25 years’ experience.
You can contact Cancer Council ACT's SunSmart Services Coordinator by email at SunSmart@actcancer. org, call Cancer Council ACT on 6257 9999 or submit the form below. $UserDefinedForm Cancer Council ACT strictly complies with the Privacy Act and the Australian Privacy Principles.
Of course they do, care still needs to be taken in the sun. Even though the incidence of skin cancer is significantly lower among naturally very dark-skinned people, skin cancers, including melanoma can still occur but are often detected at a later, and far more dangerous stage.