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Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser

Social photos at the Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser at Car Mechanical Services, Fisher. Photos: Kerrie Brewer.

Cancer Council ACT shares key quitting tips on World No Tobacco Day

The World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners are asking millions of tobacco users to commit to quit this World No Tobacco Day, 31 May. According to the WHO, worldwide around 780 million...

Walking a new track: how the Bold Bandannas will relay their way

The Bold Bandannas will be travelling a new track this year as they relay their way for the Cancer Council’s annual Relay for Life fundraising event. Donning their iconic bandana pants and colourful...

World Cancer Day: What will you do?

Cancer Council ACT is encouraging the community to think about how they can work together to create a cancer free future on World Cancer Day.

Spot check: Skin checks have never been as important

New insight from the 2020 Melanoma Skin Cancer Report shows only 11% of people worldwide have their moles checked by a dermatologist at least once a year. Australasian College of Dermatologists representative Professor...

Parents must demonstrate sun safety this summer for kids’ sake

Research shows kids of the 1980s and 1990s – many of whom now have children of their own – are failing to protect their skin from the sun’s harmful rays, with 25% reporting they get sunburnt on summer weekends.

Breast cancer screenings drop during pandemic

The first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic caused the number of breast cancer screenings to decline significantly across the country, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed.  A report...

Be SunSmart in spring as UV levels rise above 3

As the weather warms up and Canberrans take to the great outdoors, Cancer Council ACT is urging people to be vigilant about sun protection.

Watson property to be auctioned for charity

A two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in Watson will go under the hammer next week, with all sale proceeds to be split between three charities.
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