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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
With the ACT about to have its hottest days so far this summer, it’s time to be smart about being outside.
The ACT Chief Health Officer (CHO) Report 2020 was released in May of 2021. To keep up to date with current cancer (and other health) trends and stats in the ACT visit HealthStats ACT .
The sooner a skin cancer is identified and treated, the better your chance of avoiding surgery or, in the case of a serious melanoma or other skin cancer, potential disfigurement or even death.
Symptoms and diagnosis The sooner a skin cancer is identified and treated, the better your chance of avoiding surgery or, in the case of a serious melanoma or other skin cancer, potential disfigurement or even death.