Sun protection, skin cancer and teens. Teenagers have sensitive skin, many continue to desire a tan and simply ignore the SunSmart messages which places them at a high risk of developing skin cancer later in life, including melanoma.
Local organisations, businesses, community groups and schools can take advantage of a Cancer Council ACT's SunSmart Event Package to raise SunSmart awareness at their next outdoor event, it includes: a 3m x 3m shade marquee skin cancer prevention / early detection brochures (upon request) a 1 litre pump pack of...
ACT workplaces can invite Cancer Council ACT to present a FREE SunSmart session.
Anne is a former lawyer and academic, having practiced in family law and taught Tort Law. She was a public servant, working for 17 years in the federal Departments of Health and Finance largely in the areas of governance, regulation and policy development.
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Welcome to your school’s 3 year SunSmart Policy and Program Review (membership renewal). Upon successful completion, Cancer Council ACT can confidently renew your school’s nationally recognised SunSmart status for another 3 years.
Online 'Team' meetings have become increasingly more popular in recent times due mainly to COVID19. Cancer Council ACT's SunSmart Masterclass can now be delivered remotely online via Microsoft Teams or onsite.
Welcome to your service’s 3 year SunSmart Policy and Program review (SunSmart status/membership renewal). Upon successful completion, Cancer Council ACT can confidently renew your service’s nationally recognised SunSmart status for another 3 years. It is recommended that the Director, or equivalent, completes and submits this online form.
Over-exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation in childhood is a major risk factor for developing skin cancer later in life.
With men being diagnosed with cancer at a higher rate than women, Men’s Health Week provides a chance for men to talk about their health, and to identify ways to reduce their cancer risk.