For now, it’s important that Australian women keep having their pap tests every two years. Here’s what you need to know about how things will change in the future…

How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives - Cancer Council Australia
"Ovarian cancer has a minuscule 43 per cent five-year survival rate. To compare – breast and prostate cancer have 90 per cent and 94 per cent survival rate after five years. It seems impossible, but it's true."

'They say it's rare, but the mortality numbers aren't rare'
Hosting a morning tea is fun, rewarding and a great way for you to help people whose lives have been affected by cancer.

The official date is Thursday 25th of May 2017, but you can host a morning tea any time during May or June.

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While undergoing active cancer treatment, it is really important to maintain a healthy diet to help stay strong and recover faster.

How your nutrition can affect your cancer treatment
"Breasts do not define beauty. Breasts do not define femininity and whether you are a woman with your natural breasts altered by a lumpectomy, or have new breasts surgically constructed, no breasts, or even some combination of all of these - you are still you and you are still beautiful."

Breast cancer survivors bare their scars on the runway at New York Fashion Week.
By being physically active, you can help reduce your cancer risk. Do you have trouble staying active at work? #HealthyWeightWeek

4 easy ways to increase your physical activity at work
Cancer Council NSW are holding their next webinar on Thursday 23 February from 7pm-8pm (AEDT). The topic is Fatigue After Cancer Treatment. Don't forget to register!

Fatigue after Cancer Treatment – “What can I do to stop feeling so tired?”
Cancer Council is so lucky to have such wonderful and dedicated volunteers. Thank you Pam!
Eating a healthy, balanced diet helps you to maintain a healthy weight and reduce your risk of developing cancer. #HealthyWeightWeek

Simple ways you can improve your diet and reduce your cancer risk
"Of course, talking about cancer is difficult. It’s a complex, confronting and emotional topic. Even between loved ones, we often don’t know what to say — so end up saying nothing."

The problem with how we talk about cancer.
We would like to thank Sydney 7s for choosing us as their charity partner for the #Sydney7s!

Sydney 7s
UV levels across Oz are going to be EXTREME over the next few days. Using all five forms of sun protection will be vital. Make sure you:
- Take shade with you and plan outdoor activities for earlier in the morning and later in the evening, to avoid peak UV levels
- Wear a broadbrim hat
- Wear protective clothing that covers as much skin as possible – including a shirt or rashie if you are...
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Professor Sanchia Aranda - CEO Cancer Council Australia reminds Australian women to be "breast aware". Read this article to find out what to look for, and why breast screening is still vital for women aged 50 - 74.

Woman with breast cancer reveals the simple ‘trick’ which led to her finding a lump
Cancer Council would like to send a big thank you to everyone for supporting this year's #WorldCancerDay!
Professor Sanchia Aranda - CEO Cancer Council Australia explains the importance of #WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan
Today is #WorldCancerDay! You can take action to help prevent cancer through physical activity. Are you getting sporty today? #WeCanICan #SupportThroughSport
Are you heading to the Sydney 7s in Sydney this weekend? We will be out and about selling programs! Make sure you say hi! #WorldCancerDay #WeCanICan
This #WorldCancerDay we can challenge the perception of cancer. Some people are unfortunately subjected to judgment or discrimination due to their diagnosis, we can help change this! #WeCanICan
A new report released the day before World Cancer Day shows that cancer survival rates are improving - but too few Australians participate in cancer screening programs.

Together we can detect cancer earlier! #WeCanICan

Australians more likely to survive cancer