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Information

Cancer Council ACT provides a range of free cancer information resources including booklets, services directory, education, podcasts and webinars.  For resources not listed here, for more information, or to request a free copy of a booklet, please contact our Cancer Support Coordinators on 13 11 20.

Cancer Council 13 11 20

Cancer Council 13 11 20 is a free, confidential telephone information and support service.    Our specially trained staff can answer your questions about all aspects of cancer, including prevention, early detection and treatment.

Cancer Council ACT are ENRICHing the lives of local cancer patients after treatment

This week saw the first group graduate from the free Cancer Council ACT ENRICHing Survivorship program in Canberra. On Monday 6 December 2021 participants completed an 8-week program that supports their physical and emotional wellbeing after cancer treatment.

Free Quit Pack

The Quit Pack provides practical information to help you plan and quit smoking. The Quit Pack is free for individuals living in the ACT and immediate regional areas.

Reduce Your Risk

One third of cancers can be prevented by leading a healthy lifestyle. Not only will a healthy lifestyle help reduce your risk of cancer, you’ll also have more energy and feel better about yourself. You will also cut your risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity.

SunSmart

The aims of the SunSmart program are to minimise the human cost of skin cancer in the ACT. Cancer Council ACT has taken a leadership role promoting a balance between the benefits and harms of ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure and the links with vitamin D in the ACT.

Alcohol

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.

Early Detection and Screening

Cancer screening saves lives In most cases, treatment can be more effective when cancer is found early. National screening programs are available in Australia to detect breast cancer, bowel cancer and cervical cancer.

Workplace Cancers

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.

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Cancer Council ACT

ABN

33 113 296 601

Phone

Fax

(02) 6257 5055

Email

Address

Unit 1 (The Annex)
173 Strickland Crescent
Deakin ACT 2600

Postal Address

PO BOX 75
Deakin West ACT 2600
Australia