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Cancer Council Australia
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Australia's peak national non-government cancer control organisation.
Australia's peak national non-government cancer control organisation.

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What is melanoma? As the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in Australia, our ebook helps you understand melanoma further: cancercoun.cl/understandingmelanoma
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It can be challenging caring for someone with cancer.
Every caring situation is different, but if you need any support or have any questions our ebook may help: http://bit.ly/29i7yNs
You can also call our team on 13 11 20.
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Chris from Victoria asked, "Can astragalus improve the immune system after chemo?"
See what our experts had to say: http://bit.ly/25p9NE2
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Did you know that men are twice as likely to be diagnosed with primary liver cancer as women?
Read more about liver cancer here: bit.ly/1gaQ8iJ or for more information or support, call us on 13 11 20.
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Cancer Council NSW are holding their first webinar of 2016!
The topic is Survivorship Care Planning and will be held from 7pm-8pm (AEDT) on the 31st of March. Follow the link to register: bit.ly/1LrTPQz
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Did you know that one third of cancer deaths in Australia are caused by preventable risk factors?
To reduce your cancer risk, follow these seven simple steps: bit.ly/1m0Pa9Q
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Ever wondered what actually happens to your skin when you get sunburnt?
Check out this article from The Conversation which explains the effects UV has on your skin.
Make sure to protect yourself if the UV is 3 or above, you can read more about sun protection here: bit.ly/1joPmLI

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Today is No Smoking Day!
Giving up smoking can be hard, so ask your friends and family to help, talk to your GP or contact the Quitline on 13 78 48 for help and advice. There is also useful information, hints and tips on our website: bit.ly/10Avi5x
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IN THE NEWS TODAY: Dr Sue Fraser, medical adviser to Cancer Council explains the lesser known symptoms of breast cancer after a Melbourne woman shared a photo of dimples on her breasts that resulted in her breast cancer diagnosis.

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Happy International Women's Day!
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