2013 Cancer Council Update

Each year Cancer Council WA holds the Cancer Council Update to make the latest cancer information and research accessible to the WA community. Cancer Council Update activities include free public lectures, professional education sessions and extensive media coverage.


Getting back to work after cancer

The opening talk of the 2013 Cancer Council Update series by Associate Professor Pam McGrath, from Griffith University Queensland talks about her research on returning to work after a cancer diagnosis and cancer treatment. 

Tiny cancer risks? Nanoparticles and cancer

Dr Bryce Feltis, from RMIT and Monash Universities presents on nanoparticles and their role in sun protection. 

Download Tiny cancer risks? Nano particles and cancer (mp3, 51Mb) 

Cancer screening - questions to consider

Professor Alexandra Barratt, presents on breast, cervical and prostate cancer screening, pros, cons and questions to consider. 

Download Cancer Screening - questions to consider (mp3 - 51Mb) 

Viruses and cancer - can I catch cancer?

Professor Ian Olver, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Council  Australia presents on viruses and cancer. 

Download Viruses and cancer - can I catch cancer? (mp3 - 48Mb) 

Navigating cancer - helpful information to find your way

Professor David Kissane, Monash University, Victoria presents on navigating through cancer. 

Download Navigating cancer - helpful information to find your way  (mp3 - 53Mb)