Keeping the cancer fight local

Keeping the cancer fight local

Campbelltown Athletics Stadium was transformed again this year for the annual 24 Hour Fight Against Cancer walkathon. The event has raised an accumulative $3.4 million for Campbelltown and Camden hospital services since its inception in 2005. The 2016 event – held on...
Camden district unites for relay for life

Camden district unites for relay for life

Onslow Park has again hosted the Camden Relay For Life. Locals gathered early on the weekend to set up camp for the 24-hour relay, and to raise money for the Cancer Council’s prevention, research, information and support services. More than 50 teams registered to take...
Do we take skin cancer in sport seriously enough?

Do we take skin cancer in sport seriously enough?

AFL Hawthorn Hawks player Jarryd Roughead has been sidelined indefinitely after he told teammates yesterday that his melanoma is back. The 29-year-old first faced melanoma in mid July last year. Teammate Jordan Lewis said the situation was “extremely serious” and that...
Increasing breast cancer awareness

Increasing breast cancer awareness

Breast Screen NSW has revealed there could be more than 2000 women in NSW who have breast cancer but don’t know it. Breast Screen ambassador Jean Kittson said. “The results are disturbing considering more than 900 women die from breast cancer each...
Exchange program to help cancer research

Exchange program to help cancer research

Research into particle therapy, a form of radiotherapy for cancer treatment, is expected to take a major step forward this year. Dr Linh Tran, a postdoctoral researcher from the Centre for Medical Radiation (CMRP) and ANSTO, has been selected as one of the top 10...