Cancer education

Cancer Council WA provides education to people affected by cancer to complement the Life Now Programs. Please see below for a range of cancer information sessions available.

Life Now Cancer Education seminars

Face to face education sessions on a range of cancer related topics are available to patients, carers, family members and health professionals through Life Now. Information seminars are held within the Perth metropolitan area. Share the latest research and discuss topics with relevant experts and others also affected by cancer.

Listed below is a sample of past education topics. If there are other topics of interest to you that are not listed below, please feel free to send your suggestions through to us. All seminars require minimum numbers to run.

Topics

Physical Activity and Cancer

Our speakers will discuss the benefits of physical activity and cancer and present some very promising research results.

Nutrition and Cancer

Our Cancer Council Dietitian will explore nutrition for people who have been affected by cancer. We will discuss good nutrition and healthy eating during and after cancer treatment.

Living Life after Cancer: how to find your new normal

Adjusting to life after cancer can be challenging. This session includes using mindfulness practices and other forms of meditation to promote wellbeing.

 

To suggest a topic or for more information, please call Cancer Council on 13 11 20 and select 'speak to a nurse' or complete and submit an Expression of Interest form. Alternatively, suggestions for future education sessions can be sent through to us at cissinfo@cancerwa.asn.au and a Life Now coordinator will be in contact soon.