What's new in June, with links to support, information and other items of interest.
- WomenCan endometrial cancer webinar
- MySurvivorCare study
- June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
- NAIDOC week
- Study seeking people who have finished bowel cancer treatment
WomenCan endometrial cancer webinar
WomenCan presents this Expert Lunch and Learn webinar presented by ANZGOG member, Medical Oncologist, Associate Professor Yoland Antill. This webinar will look at why endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer and what do we need to know about this. Read more and register on the WomenCan website.
Researchers from Melbourne Uni are inviting women cancer survivors aged 18 years and above to complete an anonymous online survey to help better understand long-term side-effects from cancer and cancer treatment.
June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month
According to Bowel Cancer Australia around 46% of all Australians diagnosed with bowel cancer are women of all ages and 1 in 15 Aussie women will develop bowel cancer in their lifetime.
Learn more about how bowel cancer affects women on the Bowel Cancer Australia website.
NAIDOC Week 3-10 July
National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) week is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
You can see what events are happening locally to you or even register your own event. See the full list of events on the NAIDOC events page.
You can also view the official Victorian NAIDOC events.
Study seeking people who have finished bowel cancer treatment
Researchers from Deakin University are looking for people living with stage 1–3 bowel cancer to join this study into the impact of an online mindfulness program (MindOnLine).
Participants will be asked to complete three surveys over an eight month period. View the flier for more information including eligibility criteria.