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Cancer Council NT 2014

 
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Relay for Life Darwin

Relay For Life events are now held in over 6,100 communities across 20 countries and during 2014 two relays were held one in Darwin and the other in Katherine raising collectively $213,730 for the fight to beat cancer. 

 

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Cancer Prevention

Cancer prevention activies kept us busy in 2014. Take a look at what we achieved. 

 

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Well Women's Workshops

In August 2014, Cancer Council NT conducted a Well Women’s Workshop at the remote Kalkaringi and Lajamanu communites in parrtnership with Cancer Screening Services and Katherine West Health Board.

 

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Welcome

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Welcome to Cancer Council Northern Territory’s Annual Review, reporting on our progress and performance for 2014.

Our activities and achievements in 2014 cover the spectrum of cancer control – initiatives to raise awareness of cancer and how to reduce cancer risk, advocacy to improve cancer control in the Northern Territory,

We increased national collaboration through our committees and networks, launched a new website and developed our social media channels to better share information about cancer and provide support for people affected by cancer.

In 2014, thanks to our many donors, volunteers and our corporate supporters and partners, we were able to direct $796,310 to education and support services for people affected by cancer. You can read more about our Fundraising and events here.

The Cancer and Information Support Service (CISS) continued to be a very well utilised and successful service for people in the Northern Territory affected by cancer in 2014. CISS offers information and support to anyone affected by cancer, including people with cancer, carers, people who have finished active cancer treatment and those people under surveillance, along with health professionals and general members of the public.Our mission statement to reduce the impact of cancer on all Territorians remains uppermost in our minds everyday as we strive to achieve this very goal. You can read more about our Cancer and Information Support Services here.

Health Promotion is an important component to Cancer Council Northern Territory’s work. It may surprise you to learn that at least one in three cancer cases are preventable and the number of cancer deaths could be reduced significantly by choosing a cancer smart lifestyle. It has been a big year in the cancer prevention space for the NT. You can read more about it here.

A summary of our financial performance is published in the Financial report section, along a more detailed financial report that can be downloaded in PDF format.


This page was last updated on: Tuesday, March 24, 2015