Healthy Living after Cancer, where is the support?

Healthy living after cancer

Did you know we have a telephone service designed to help cancer patients return to a healthy lifestyle after cancer treatment? Did you also know that we are only able to operate this service thanks to the support you, the community provide?

We rely on this generosity to give you or others the available support they deserve.

Healthy Living after Cancer is a free, personalised diet and exercise program operated by our experienced Cancer Nurses. The program is delivered entirely by telephone, making us accessible across WA.

It's designed to help participants set and reach their goals for increased physical activity and improved diet and is available to people over the age of 18.

As part of the program, individuals will receive up to 12 health coaching calls over six months with one of our WA based Cancer Nurses. They provide personalised support to help those affected get active, eat better and feel better, enabling them to do more of the things that are important.

Getting back to a healthy lifestyle after cancer is important and research has shown that exercising more and eating better may help reduce the risk of cancer returning.

How can I get involved?

To find out more about our Healthy Living after Cancer program and how you can get involved contact our Cancer Nurses by calling 13 11 20 of fill out an expression of interest form.

How can you help us?

As a not-for-profit, non-government organisation we're reliant on community support to continue funding life-saving cancer research, running state-wide prevention programs and providing support to WA families affected by cancer.

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What other support services do you have available?

We have a range of support services available for West Australians affected by cancer, and their families. These include programs like Life Now, which offers free exercise, meditation and yoga classes for cancer patients and carers, and complementary therapies, like reflexology and reiki.

To learn more about the wide range of support we provide visit our support and services page or call us on 13 11 20.


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