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WA’s top cancer researchers recognised

More than 200 people attended the annual Cancer Council WA Research Awards to celebrate cancer researchers and supporters who strive to achieve a cancer free future. more ...

How you have helped us this year

As we say goodbye to 2020, we've taken the time to reflect on some of the work that has been made possible thanks to the generosity of the WA community. more ...

Health groups call on Crown Perth to make casino entirely smoke-free

WA’s leading health groups are calling on Crown Perth to make its high-roller gaming areas at the casino smoke-free. more ...

Ditch the box of choccies and try homemade treats

Instead of stocking up on wine or boxes of chocolates to take to your host, why not try something a little different this year? Our LiveLighter team have put together some great homemade ideas that... more ...

Financial assistance helped cancer patient over Christmas time

At a time when she would usually be decorating her Christmas tree and celebrating the festive season with loved ones, Marina was instead dealing with the devastating news that she had B-cell... more ...

Coping with cancer over Christmas

One of the most important things to remember is that you don't have to go it alone. more ...

New project to help reduce vitamin D deficiency among Aboriginal people

Curtin University, Telethon Kids Institute and Cancer Council WA are collaborating with Aboriginal Elders and communities in Perth and the Kimberley on a five-year project funded by the National... more ...

Turn $3 into $30,000 cash!

Been dreaming about a relaxing Broome getaway? Well, you can do exactly that and more with our $30,000 CASH Major Prize! Buy your $3 ticket in our Cancer Council WA Raffle to win for good today! more ...

Modern design wins SunSmart fashion design competition

A Leeming student has been named as Cancer Council WA’s 2020 SunSmart Fashion Project winner for her unique garment design that comes complete with UV protection. more ...

WA ambassador for National Skin Cancer Action Week, Michael Genovese, shares a personal message

9News PerthToday Show reporter and 6PR radio host, Michael Genovese, has accepted the role of WA's ambassador for National Skin Cancer Action Week (NSCAW) 2020, to urge all people, and especially... more ...

Australian researchers light the way for global strategy to save 62 million lives

The World Health Organization overnight marked the launch of their global strategy to eliminate cervical cancer as a public health issue with a stunning global show of monuments lit the colour teal. more ...

We urge women to keep up with cervical screening

This week is Cervical Cancer Awareness Week (16-22 November 2020). more ...

Kids of the 80s and 90s failing the Slip Slop Slap message

New data shows one in four 25 – 44y year olds still getting sunburnt on weekends. more ...

Today is 13 11 20 Day

Today, Friday 13 November, marks the first and only 13 11 20 Day and we are encouraging all West Australians impacted by cancer to reach out and ask for support by calling 13 11 20, the free... more ...

WA’s top health experts call for immediate action on junk food advertising on government property

WA’s leading health agencies* have joined forces to call on the State Government to immediately end junk food advertising on government property, following the release of a compelling report that... more ...

Five SunSmart tips for outdoor sports

Now that spring has well and truly sprung, you may be trying to make the most of the warmer weather by getting active in the sun - just remember to be SunSmart! more ...

Navigating COVID-19 and cancer

To help people better navigate COVID-19 and cancer, we’ll be holding a special information session online. more ...

Six ways to eat your way to better mental health

Mental and physical health go hand in hand. Our LiveLighter Team have come up with six ways to eat for better mental health. more ...

Four things you should know about bowel cancer screening

No one looks forward to getting up close and personal with their poo, but if you are aged between 50 and 74, spending a little quality time with your “No.2” every couple of years could save... more ...

NAIDOC Week 2020 – Always Was, Always Will Be

NAIDOC Week runs from 8 to 15 November 2020 and is a national celebration of the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. more ...

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

We are using November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month to remind the WA community of the symptoms of lung cancer and what to do if they notice any unusual changes to their body. more ...

New campaign to prevent alcohol-related cancer

One West Australian dies from an alcohol-caused cancer death every three days which is why the McGowan Government has partnered with us for the new Alcohol.Think Again campaign ‘Spread’. more ...

Lab tests showing promising results for breast cancer tumours

We have awarded almost $100,000 to The University of WA (UWA) cancer researchers to continue their vital research into how to stop cancer spreading, following promising laboratory results. more ...

Three ways to practice mindfulness

Mindfulness practices encourage individuals to experience the present moment in a non-judgemental way, to counter the effects of stressors relating to the cancer diagnosis. We've shared three... more ...

Cancer Council WA marks 70 year anniversary with provocative reminder

We have used the 70 year anniversary of the landmark paper that linked smoking to lung cancer, to remind West Australians how tobacco companies have denied and undermined the truth about tobacco... more ...

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