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Protect your skin this winter

The cooler months are well and truly here, but don’t let that fool you. Despite the drop in temperature, many of us could still be receiving damaging levels of solar ultraviolet radiation (UV).... more ...

Grant success for cancer support services

As a community-funded organisation, we rely on donations and support from West Australians to work towards a cancer free future. We have recently received several generous grants, all of which will... more ...

Six tips to shop healthy and save money

Across the country, we’re all feeling the pinch of a rising cost of living and for many of us this is being felt most in our regular trips to the supermarket. With inflation at the highest it has... more ...

West Aussies encouraged to ditch the booze in July to help people affected by cancer

BHP employee and former Newman FIFO worker, Emily Halberg, is encouraging West Australians to quit alcohol for the month of July, in a bid to raise much-needed funds for West Australians affected... more ...

Meet our Cancer Support Coordinator, Peta

Peta Young is our friendly Cancer Support Coordinator at one of our two accommodation lodges - Milroy Lodge. Our Cancer Support Coordinators are located both in metro and regional areas to help... more ...

Tips for quick and easy meals

The last thing many of us feel like doing after a busy day at work is cooking up a gourmet feast. The good news is, cooking healthy and tasty homemade meals doesn’t have to be difficult or time... more ...

Emotive approach to new Make Smoking History campaign

Cancer Council WA's Make Smoking History Program has launched a new emotive campaign, in a bid to prompt people who smoke to quit. The campaign aims to remind people who smoke about the worry that... more ...

Marion's confidence in providing palliative care

One of our McLarty Scholarship recipients, Marion Russell recently completed her Graduate Certificate in Bereavement Counselling and Intervention at the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement. more ...

Cancer Council WA President receives Officer of the Order of Australia

Cancer Council WA is delighted with the announcement Dr Ruth Shean, President of Cancer Council WA, has been recognised in the 2022 Queen's Birthday Honours. more ...

Addressing e-cigarette use among school children

E-cigarette use among school children is a major concern, so Cancer Council WA welcomes the dissemination of targeted resources and other education strategies for parents, schools and other... more ...

New alcohol harms campaign

In partnership with the WA Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA), Alcohol and Drug Foundation and Telethon Kids Institute, we have released the report ‘WA’s Hidden Crisis: Harm... more ...

COVID-19 barriers to finding cancer early

It's a worrying fact that data worldwide demonstrates a delay in doctor visits, as well as missed or decreased cancer registrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you find yourself putting off... more ...

Call for more smoke-free areas in regional WA

We are using this year’s World No Tobacco Day (31 May) to call on local government authorities in regional WA to commit to protecting the health of their community by creating more smoke-free... more ...

New LiveLighter recipe videos

LiveLighter recently launched a range of new healthy recipe videos, to make healthy eating even more convenient! more ...

Benefits of going dry this July

Benefits of going dry this July. more ...

Four things you should know about bowel cancer screening

Bowel cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in Western Australia, so we are shining a light on why bowel cancer screening is so important. more ...

Ann finds support when needed most

Our Cancer Support Services were able to provide Ann Rahn vital support when she needed it most. Ann Rahn was packing up her house in Darwin to move to South Hedland, Western Australia for a new... more ...

Relaunch of campaign to target bowel cancer screening for Aboriginal West Australians

Due to its great success, we recently relaunched last year's campaign to raise awareness of bowel cancer amongst the Aboriginal West Australian community. The campaign encourages eligible people to... more ...

Do the test!

If you receive a bowel cancer home test kit, make sure you do it! more ...

Relaunch of campaign to increase bowel cancer screening amongst Aboriginal West Australians

Due to its great success, we recently relaunched last years social media campaign which aims to increase bowel cancer screening awareness amongst the Aboriginal West Australian community. The... more ...

Win a brand-new Toyota Prado and free fuel for a year!

For the price of a cup of coffee, you could be in the running to win a Toyota Prado! Don't worry, you don't have to forgo your takeaway coffee... there's plenty of cupholders. more ...

National Volunteer Week: Better Together

National Volunteer Week, which runs 16 to 23 May 2022, is an annual celebration to acknowledge the generous contribution of our local volunteers and this year’s theme is “Better Together”. more ...

Tea-riffic recipes for your Biggest Morning Tea!

Almost one in two Australians will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Every year in May, thousands of people come together for Australia's Biggest Morning Tea - the best way to raise funds... more ...

Meet our Cancer Support Coordinator, Betsy

Our Cancer Support Coordinators are located both in metro and regional areas to help guide people through their cancer journey. They provide practical information, emotional support and can connect... more ...

Tips for the best Mother's Day yet!

Mother’s Day is about showering the important women in your life with love. Whether it’s your mum, grandma, sister or aunt, everyone deserves to be treated special on Mother’s Day. This year... more ...

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