Tag: cancer prevention

Tuesday 31 May is World No Tobacco Day This World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organisation has declared the theme as Tobacco: Threat to our environment and is why Cancer Council NSW is highlighting that a major reduction in smoking rates is the most effective way to reduce tobacco-related environmental damage. It is also […]

Tuesday 31 May is World No Tobacco Day This World No Tobacco Day, the World Health Organisation has declared the theme as Tobacco: Threat to our environment and is why Cancer Council NSW is highlighting that a major reduction in smoking rates is the most effective way to reduce tobacco-related environmental damage. It is also […]

May 27-3 June, National Reconciliation Week 2022  This National Reconciliation Week, Australians are being encouraged to be brave and tackle the unfinished business of reconciliation. Cancer Council NSW is encouraging all Australians to get screened and improve the cancer screening rates in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.   “We know that Aboriginal and Torres […]

Cancer Council commends ‘zero tolerance’ for unlawful sales   Cancer Council NSW has commended the NSW Government’s “zero tolerance” of nicotine e-cigarette sales without a doctor’s prescription, following a major increase in the volume of illegal products seized in 2022 compared with the past two years.  Director of Cancer Prevention and Advocacy at Cancer Council NSW, […]

Science has proven that sunscreen reduces the risk of melanoma and other skin cancers. Cancer Council recommends using sunscreen that is at least SPF30+ (or higher), broad-spectrum and water-resistant. However, for it to effectively protect our skin, it needs to be applied correctly! So, how do you make sure you’re applying sunscreen correctly? 8 tips […]

UV radiation is responsible for more than 95% of all skin cancers in Australia. Sunscreen reduces the amount of UV radiation reaching the skin by providing a barrier to absorb or reflect UV away, preventing damage to the cells below. Cancer Council recommends sunscreen use whenever the UV is 3 or above. The manufacture of […]

Want to spend less time in the kitchen? Check out five mid-week meals you can have on the table within 30 minutes

Long lunches are a delightful way to spend socialising with your friends and family over the summer months. But sometimes it can be difficult to cater for all dietary limits/restrictions/requirements and food likes and dislikes. That’s where the grazing platter comes into its own! Grazing platters are all the rage, however they can often be […]

Fruits and vegetables.

Summer offers a range of delicious and nutritious fruit and vegies. Here’s what’s in season.

Parents with their child.

We have put together five tips and tricks to keep the little ones happy and healthy during a road trip.