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Melissa loses her locks for love and hope

When her mum, Silvana, was diagnosed with breast and pancreatic cancer, Melissa Temov decided to put her energy into something that not only showed support to her mum, but also provided hope for... more ...

Footy finals snack swaps!

Prepare for all of the action of footy finals season with our healthy, delicious and easy to prepare alternatives to traditional high salt and high fat snacks! more ...

WA women struggle to find time for exercise

New national research has shown Western Australian women are least likely to get enough physical activity with a lack of time being the main culprit. more ...

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Across the country, around 750 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, but survival rates are high. more ...

Find us on Daffodil Day 2018

Daffodil Day 2018 more ...

"Being a mum has made me even more passionate about finding a cure for cancer" - Elle Halliwell

Two years ago, popular fashion and entertainment reporter Elle Halliwell received life changing news-she was living with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (CML). Just 48 hours later she received another... more ...

Dedicate a Daffodil to someone you love!

Dedicate a Daffodil 2018 more ...

Has your school signed up for the Great Vegie Crunch?

The Great Vegie Crunch aims to get kids around WA crunching simultaneously on vegies - and having fun! more ...

Three reasons why

Daffodil Day is Cancer Council's flagship event, raising vital funds for life-saving cancer research. This Daffodil Day, we need your support now more than ever. Here's why. more ...

Share your story and help someone quit

Has smoking had a big impact on your health? Share your story and you can help others to quit! more ...

The hope for many young cancer patients, is in the hands of cancer research

'There is great hope that these therapies might improve the outcomes for children with brain tumours'. more ...

10 lunchtime mistakes to avoid

During a busy day at work, sometimes the only lunch you want is one that's easy and quick, which isn't necessarily the healthiest option. Read on for 10 common lunchtime mistakes and our best tips... more ...

5 tips to meal plan like a pro

Meal planning can help you save time and money, cut down your food waste and eat healthier, so what are you waiting for? Cancer Council WA nutritionist, Jenny Atkins, shares her top tips to meal... more ...

World Head and Neck Cancer Day

We're encouraging Australians, particularly men, to become aware of the symptoms and risk factors, including tobacco, alcohol and the human papilloma virus (HPV). more ...

Understanding Targeted Therapy

Targeted therapy is a promising drug treatment that attacks specific features of cancer cells. more ...

There are many ways to create a lasting memory

There are many ways to create a lasting memory. more ...

World-first blood test to detect deadly melanoma in early stage patients

Edith Cowan University (ECU) researchers have developed the world’s first blood test capable of detecting melanoma in its early stages. Cancer Council WA was able to grant the Melanoma Research... more ...

20 years of commitment to Daffodil Day

For the past 20 years, the Young Vinnies Group - year 12 students and staff - from Sacred Heart College in Sorrento have rallied together to fundraise for Daffodil Day. more ...

Dry July and junk food cravings

Dry July and junk food cravings more ...

Meet our 2018 Dig Deep ambassador

This year's Dig Deep ambassador is seven-year-old Josey from Geraldton, whose father Vince was diagnosed with cancer almost two years ago. Read their family's inspiring story and find out how you... more ...

Five things about exercise we bet you didn’t know

We all know that exercise is good for you and has a range of health benefits, but did you know there is substantial evidence supporting the fantastic benefits of exercise for cancer patients? more ...

The future of Lung Cancer Screening

As part of our Cancer Council Cancer Update series we recently hosted Dr Annette McWilliams, Respiratory Physician at Fiona Stanley Hospital who gave a free lecture on the progress being made... more ...

Vitamin D - are we getting enough?

Vitamin D - Are we getting enough? Do we still need to cover up in the sun? Our SunSmart Schools Program Coordinator, Sally Blane, answers these burning questions. more ...

The sweet truth

Sugar. It's sweet, sticky and helps the medicine go down, but did you know that more than two-thirds of Aussie kids eat more of it than they should? more ...

Our 7 healthy lifestyle messages all young Australians should live by

Up to a third of all cancers can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle – it is this fact that drives our work in advocacy, education and prevention. The seven healthy lifestyle messages that... more ...

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