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Transcript of Cancer Council
Who do they help?
What is the issue or issues?
How do they help?
The cancer council help improve the quality of the lives of cancer patients, people living with cancer, their families and careers.
What do they do?
How can you contact the Cancer Council and get involved?
How Long Have They Been Doing This, How did they Start?
The Cancer Council was first founded as an incorporated body, by the Act of Parliament. There first fundraiser managed to raise $66000 after the Great Depression, which was considered million’s. They have now been doing this for a total of 78 years, and have managed to evolve the treatment of cancer dramatically.
Cancer Council Australia, and its members undertake a wide range of activities.
Cancer Council organize events, collect donations and bequests.
What long term impact do these issues have on society?
What Impact Might Cancer Have in the Future if it is Not Cured?
With no cure for this disease there will likely be more deaths which is a fate nobody wants to meet. We need to keep raising awareness and fund raising so our society is not struck with a terrible flood of loses.
The long term impacts of Cancer effect not only those with cancer, but also people who have associated with those cancer patients and heard their stories.
Each year, tens of millions of people are diagnosed with cancer around the world. In many countries, cancer ranks the second most common cause of death following cardiovascular diseases.
There is a variety of things that you can do to be involved with the Cancer council.
The address of the Cancer Council's Melbourne branch is: 615 St Kilda Road
Melbourne VIC 3004
Their Telephone number is (03) 9514 6100
Some Types of Cancer
There are over 200 different types of Cancer that can start in various body tissues, and are classified by the cells that are initially affected.
The Cancer Council devotes their time to providing evidence based, up to date information on all aspects of cancer. They also raise awareness and money.
Here is a Video of Ellen and Talia:
The Cancer Council is always in need of funds and generous donations to help them continue their research and their amazing care towards anyone with any type of cancer.
(Our presentation also has a slide about what our P.D is hoping to do to help.)
Healthy Tips From Olympic Swimmer Stephanie Rice
What is our aim?
Thanks for watching!
Our P.D. Group has brainstormed some ideas for what we would like to do to support the Cancer Council:
A biggest morning tea (at school)
A girls night in + lollies!
A cake raffle/stall
$2 pink, blue and daffodil pins sold at school
Easter egg hunt
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