Campaigns & events

Cancer Australia's campaigns and events raise awareness of important cancer initiatives.

Pink Ribbon Breakfast

Event - October

The Pink Ribbon Breakfast is held every year on Pink Ribbon Day during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The Breakfast offers an opportunity for Cancer Australia to raise awareness in improving the outcomes for those affected by breast cancer, connect with key breast cancer stakeholders, inform the community of new insights into key breast cancer issues, gaps, advances in research and launch major initiatives. More…

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Event - November

Lung Cancer Awareness Month takes place in November each year. During the month a range of activities take place to update the community on key lung cancer message and Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in Australia, with an estimated 8,100 people dying from the disease in 2010. More...

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Event - February

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month is held in February each year to raise awareness of ovarian cancer and to highlight issues facing those diagnosed and their partners and families.

Each year in Australia about 1500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. More than two-thirds of women are diagnosed at an advanced stage, where the cancer has spread and is difficult to treat successfully.

During Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month a range of activities are undertaken to update the community on new and emerging initiatives on ovarian cancer. More…