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Mesothelioma research funding receives $600,000 boost

Vital research into the treatment for those living with mesothelioma has emerged as the big winner at our annual research awards announced today at a special event in Perth. more ...

Request a callback from a Cancer Nurse

Our 13 11 20 Information and Support Line is a confidential service where you can speak to a specialist Cancer Nurse about anything to do with cancer. more ...

National Reconciliation Week 2019

National Reconciliation Week was recently held from 27 May - 3 June 2019. This year's theme ‘Grounded in Truth, Walk Together with Courage' emphasises the importance of truth in reconciliation. more ...

Meet Kimika, one of our Aboriginal Cancer Education Course participants

We would like to introduce Kimika Lee, a Yawuru woman from Broome, currently working as an Aboriginal Health Worker in the Kimberley Palliative Care Service. Kimika attended our five day Cancer... more ...

Request a callback from a Cancer Nurse

Our 13 11 20 Information and Support Line is a confidential service where you can speak to a specialist Cancer Nurse about anything to do with cancer. Did you know you can now request a callback... more ...

Six steps to workplace wellness

Given that on average we spend 60 per cent (or more!) of our day at work, workplaces are an ideal setting to improve our health and wellbeing. Our Healthier Workplace WA team shares their tips for... more ...

Ken's story

Ken thought he was still going strong at 65. He was working at an aged care home in Busselton and he wasn't ready to retire. He wanted to work for another five years. Little did he know he had a... more ...

Why bowel cancer screening is so important

We are reminding people why it is so important to complete the bowel cancer screening kit if you receive it in the mail. more ...

5 reasons to give up alcohol this July

Taking a break from alcohol is absolutely one of the best things you can do for your health (and your wallet!). Find out our top five reasons to give it a go. more ...

Six in 10 pre-teachers lacking SunSmarts

Cancer Council WA in collaboration with Edith Cowan University are trialling a new tailored SunSmart program for pre-service teachers, following new research suggesting they may be lacking the... more ...

Congratulations to our Volunteer Manager, Jennie!

Our Volunteer Development Manager, Jennie Loveridge, has won The WA Excellence in Volunteer Management Award at the WA Volunteer of the Year Award 2019. more ...

National Palliative Care Week 2019

What matters most? more ...

Meet our HBF Run for a Reason Ambassadors - Peter and Kirsten Symonds

You can show your support for the Symonds family by donating to their fundraising page. more ...

Knowing the costs of cancer

Money should be the last thing on your mind when dealing with cancer but for too many patients it's a major source of stress. more ...

Join us at Perth’s Relay For Life candlelight ceremony

Relay For Life Perth takes place this weekend at Claremont Showgrounds and we’re encouraging everyone who has been impacted by cancer to come down and participate in our moving candlelight ceremony. more ...

Improved SunSmart app is a reminder to think UV not heat

SunSmart has released a new version of their popular mobile app, in time to dispel the myth that sun protection is limited to summer. more ...

Five healthy eating hacks for busy people

Our LiveLighter team have put together five healthy eating hacks to help make healthy eating your norm without any extra time or burden. more ...

4 Biggest Morning Tea themes to inspire you!

Stuck for ideas? Check these out! more ...

Thank you and farewell, Professor Lin Fritschi

After 10 years as the Chair of our Research Grants Advisory Committee, today we farewell Professor Lin Fritschi. more ...

Getting to know our services - distress screening

Distress is the sixth vital sign in cancer care after temperature, respiration, heart rate, blood pressure and pain. more ...

Hunting for a healthier Easter?

Our top tips for enjoying a healthier Easter more ...

Sustainable Health Review outlines plans for obesity and alcohol

Today we applaud the state Government for it's commitment to increase the investment in prevention to five per cent of total health expenditure by July 2029, as it releases its Sustainable Health... more ...

Q&A with our Cancer Prevention and Research Director, Melissa!

Find out how Melissa went from Intern to Director! more ...

Cancer Council welcomes federal Opposition's ‘landmark' $2.3b cancer care plan

Cancer Council Australia has welcomed the federal Opposition's $2.3 billion commitment to reduce cancer inequities through strengthening Medicare and the public hospital system and fast-tracking... more ...

Have you ever called 13 11 20?

Every year, we help thousands of West Australians get the support they need through our 13 11 20 Information and Support Line. If you have called 13 11 20 or requested a call back via our website... more ...

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