You may be aware that some lifestyle factors such as smoking or alcohol can cause cancer, but are you aware of potential cancer risks in your workplace?
The story of skin cancer in Australia began over 200 years ago when the first fair-skinned Europeans settled on the shores of Sydney Harbour in 1788. At least 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with some form of skin cancer before the age of 70.
People from all walks of life choose to volunteer with Cancer Council ACT. Students and young people volunteer to gain valuable work experience and skills, other people choose to volunteer because they want to use their developed skills and experience for the common good.
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We would like to hear how people in the ACT travel to their cancer treatment.
Cancer Council ACT is fortunate to have a volunteer board comprised of a highly committed group of people from diverse professional backgrounds. The skills of our Board include corporate governance, medicine , health, finance, marketing and business.
Dr Denise Kraus MBBS FRACGP M. For Med. has been practicing medicine in Canberra for 35 years. During this time, she has worked in the areas of preventative health, and treatment across refugee health, student health, mental health, aged care, HIV care.
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The Cancer Council ACT Wig Service provides a wide selection of wigs, turbans, hats, and beanies for people who have experienced hair loss due to cancer treatment.