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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

More than 90 people a month being diagnosed with lung cancer in WA more ...

Terry's advice to others

Before Terry, from Toodyay, was diagnosed with lung cancer, he was a pensioner and loving every minute of it. more ...

Become a healthy lunchbox pro through Packed with Goodness!

Cancer Council WA recently launched an exciting new program to help equip parents with the skills and confidence to pack healthy lunchboxes and prepare nutritious food at home. more ...

Catering to avoid the post-lunch slump

Our LiveLighter team have put together six fun catering ideas to put healthy twist on your next big event. more ...

Are you applying enough sunscreen?

With summer fast approaching, Cancer Council WA is urging all Western Australian to brush up on their sun protection knowledge with a survey showing that 19 per cent of WA adults rarely or never... more ...

Doubleview student wins SunSmart fashion design competition

20-year-old Curtin University student, Abbey Telfer, has been named as Cancer Council WA's 2019 SunSmart Fashion Project winner for her unique design inspired by the humble tennis skirt. more ...

Leading cancer experts recognised for their lifetime contribution

Two of Australia’s leading cancer experts, Dr Heather Mitchell and Emeritus Professor Mike Daube AO, have been recognised for their efforts in improving cancer outcomes in Australia and the... more ...

Mandurah Rotary gives Cancer Council WA a helping hand as demand increases

Cancer Council WA received a $2,000 contribution from the Rotary Club of Mandurah to assist with petrol costs, as demand for the Transport to Treatment program in the Peel Region increased by 35... more ...

Breast implants and anaplastic large cell lymphoma

A number of breast implants have been recalled due to a risk of anaplastic large cell lymphoma. more ...

New data shows just 1 in 22 singles willing to date a smoker

Cancer Council WA is hoping a new campaign focusing on ‘all the crap’ that goes with smoking will encourage WA smokers to butt out, as new data from RSVP.com.au reveals only 1 in 22 people on... more ...

A home away from home for country cancer patients

For East Augusta couple, Sue and Steve Fisher, having a comforting and supportive place to stay while Sue underwent cancer treatment in Perth, was a real blessing. more ...

Introducing our Wellbeing after Cancer program

We are excited to launch our new, personalised survivorship program, Wellbeing after Cancer, to help Western Australian cancer survivors adapt to their new life after treatment. more ...

How much sugar is actually in your drink?

Sugary drinks are everywhere. They promise to give you a boost, bring you summer or even just get you discounted fuel. Our LiveLighter team uncover what’s the real deal behind these sugary drinks. more ...

Be breast aware this October

October is breast cancer awareness month, so we are shining the light on the two ways to detect breast cancer early. more ...

Register now for free yoga, tai chi, mindfulness and meditation classes

Did you know that mind body activities such as yoga, meditation and exercise are an important part of supportive cancer care? Cancer Council WA offers free Life Now exercise, yoga, tai chi and... more ...

You Quit You Win

A new campaign that sheds light on what its like to be a smoker. more ...

Exploring a Culture Centred Palliative Approach in Derby

The Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA) facilitated an exciting Culture Centred Palliative Care Workshop with the Yiriman Women & Kimberley Palliative Care Team in Derby. more ...

Kick start summer in style!

Host an event for Stratco National Patio Day to help fundraise for Cancer Council this summer. more ...

NAIDOC Week 2019

NAIDOC week took place from 7-14 July and we participated in a number of community events that were held to celebrate Aboriginal culture, history and achievements. more ...

Michelle's story

"I get told ‘not everyone can do what you do' but I don't believe that's true. I believe everyone has the ability to achieve great things; you just have to have a big enough reason to do it." more ...

Three ways to try mindfulness today

Practicing mindfulness can help decrease stress and reduce anxiety and improve sleep. Research also suggests it can help improve quality of life for cancer patients. more ...

Have you considered including a charity in your Will?

Include a Charity Week aims to do what no single charity can do alone; change the perceptions and behaviour of Australians when it comes to considering and leaving a gift in their Will. more ...

You Only Die Once

Our colleagues at Palliative Care WA are currently running a new campaign called You Only Die Once which aims to challenge people to see death as an important part of life. more ...

Vale Barrie Thomsett

Last month, we were very saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend and long term volunteer Barrie Thomsett. more ...

Huge numbers sign up for The Great Vegie Crunch

Over 100 WA schools will munch away during the upcoming Great Vegie Crunch which runs from 9-13 September. more ...

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