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.
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.
Cancer screening is the process of looking for cancer in people who don't have any symptoms. Currently there are three national cancer screening programs: National Bowel Cancer Screening Program Bowel cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in Australia.
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.
Today is a very special day......it's 13/11/20.
This once in a lifetime date is a perfect moment to highlight the incredible resource that is the 13 11 20 Information and Support line and remind all Australians impacted by cancer to reach out and ask for support.
ACT Smoking Laws
Smoking is banned under ACT law in the following areas: all enclosed public places, including shopping centres, cinemas, office buildings, buses, taxis, restaurants, pubs and clubs outdoor eating and drinking areas underage music and dance functions cars when children under the age of 16 years are present within 10 metres...
Training for Health Professionals
There is considerable evidence that suggests professionals in health and education settings (who may be in contact with clients for other reasons) have a prime opportunity to deliver effective smoking cessation interventions.
Quitline 13 7848
Quitline provides a free, confidential telephone service to assist you in the process of quitting smoking.
Cancer Council welcomes $10 million government investment in bowel cancer
New campaign to encourage more Australians to do the simple test that could save 84,000 lives.
Cancer Council ACT announces research grant on World Cancer Day
Cancer Council ACT is proud to continue to support local cancer researchers who strive to improve treatments for cancer and with the ultimate goal of a cancer free future.