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Are you exposed to carcinogens at your workplace?

Approximately 40% of the Australian population are exposed to at least one carcinogen in their workplace and around 5,000 (6.5%) cancer cases are attributable to occupational cancers each year. more ...

Bark back against cancer!

Bark For Life is a dog-friendly community walk event celebrating the invaluable support our furry friends provide during a cancer experience. more ...

Have you seen an alcohol ad you find concerning?

If you see an alcohol ad that concerns you, contact the AARB - making a complaint is simple. more ...

Include a charity week: Alison’s legacy

We met Alison in 2007 when she stayed with us at Crawford Lodge while accessing cancer treatment in Perth, a long way away from her home in Broome. more ...

One in five tattoo inks in Australia contain carcinogenic chemicals

A report this week from the Australian government’s National Industrial Chemical’s Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) shows what’s in the ink that’s under the skin of more than 2... more ...

Simple blood test could be used to detect breast cancer

A young University of Western Australia PhD student is hoping to develop a quick, simple and less invasive blood test that could detect breast cancer progression or relapse with the help of Cancer... more ...

CCWA visits Noongar Radio

Our Aboriginal Projects Officer, Louise De Busch, and Violet Platt from the Department of Health’s WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network joined Noongar Radio Health Matters program host, Big... more ...

Coping with cancer - emotions

When it comes to cancer, there is no right way to feel – experiencing a range of emotions is normal and everyone will cope differently. You may feel stressed, anxious or uncertain and these... more ...

Women's Health Week

To coincide with Women's Health Week which runs from September 5 - 9, we have compiled some information about women and cancer. more ...

How you can get involved in Relay For Life

Relay For Life is a fun and moving overnight experience that raises vital funds for our research, prevention and support services. It’s a chance for communities to recognise and celebrate those... more ...

Remembering our great friend and supporter, Sheila Hogan

It was with great sadness last week that we learnt of the passing of our long-time supporter, Sheila Hogan. more ...

The Great Aussie Crunch encouraging healthy habits at school

This week, over 21,000 WA school kids representing 92 schools will simultaneously crunch on fresh vegetables for the Great Aussie Crunch. more ...

Thanks for supporting Daffodil Day, WA!

Last Friday was our street appeal for Daffodil Day, and we're still buzzing with positive energy - it's favourite day of the year for a very good reason! more ...

Meet our Ultimate Lifestyle Lottery major prize winners!

Mel, her partner John and eight-year-old daughter Matilda are the lucky winners of a $1.59 million fully furnished penthouse apartment at Taskers in North Fremantle, as well as a BMW X1 car and... more ...

Get your dad to think about his health this Father's Day

With Father's Day coming up there's no better time to get your Dad to start thinking about his health. more ...

New project aims to increase Hepatitis B testing and awareness

The increasing rate of liver cancer and the link to undetected and untreated hepatitis B infection has prompted us to launch a new education project. more ...

Coping with cancer - should I tell my employer I have cancer?

Telling your employer that you have cancer is a personal decision. While there is no law that requires you to share the diagnosis with your employer, you do have some obligations. You should tell... more ...

It's Daffodil Day!

Today, Friday August 26 is #DaffodilDay! Daffodil Day raises much-needed funds for our support services, prevention programs and vital cancer research which help the thousands of West Aussies... more ...

Coping with cancer - nutrition

Today, we’re talking nutrition. Cancer itself and cancer treatment place extra demands on your body. Good nutrition will help you to cope better and recover sooner. Research suggests that eating... more ...

UV Meters in action!

You may have spotted these boxes around and wondered what they are all about.... They're UV meters! more ...

8 tips for dealing with unhelpful thoughts

Today, we're discussing dealing with unhelpful thoughts. When it comes to cancer, there is no right way to feel – experiencing a range of emotions is normal and everyone will cope differently.... more ...

Is junk food really on the menu for our Olympians?

Athletes competing in the Rio Olympic Games will have spent years training day and night for the privilege to compete on the world stage. However, preparation for such an elite sporting event... more ...

Meet our Cancer Support Coordinator for the Peel region: Elaine Young

Meet our Cancer Support Coordinator for the Peel region, Elaine Young. more ...

Daffodil Day's coming! Here's how you can help on August 26th

Friday, August 26 is Daffodil Day! Daffodil Day raises much-needed funds for our support services, prevention programs and vital cancer research which help the thousands of West Aussies diagnosed... more ...

Coping with cancer - legal and financial changes

A cancer diagnosis can turn your life upside down. Facing a serious illness and a long treatment journey can be extremely daunting, so to help make things a little easier for you we will be... more ...

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