Want to join the fight against prostate cancer but not sure where to start? As the 6th most common cancer worldwide, prostate cancer impacts many men and their families. The good news is that you can make a difference.
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and Cancer Council Australia provide a range of opportunities for people to join the fight against prostate cancer. See how you can get involved below.
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia
The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) is a community organisation dedicated to minimising the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners, families and the community in general. They are the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia and they offer a range of opportunities that allow you to join the fight against prostate cancer.
Cancer Council Australia
Cancer Council Australia is a national non-government organisation that makes recommendations to the Australian Government and other bodies about practices and policies that help prevent, detect and treat cancer. They aim to minimise the threat of cancer in Australia through successful prevention, the best treatment and support.
This organisation offers you the opportunity to get involved in the fight against cancer by:
Taking part in fundraising events.
Becoming a corporate partner.
Volunteering for your local Cancer Council.
Donating to the Cancer Council to fund research, education and patient support.
Leaving a donation in your will.
Sharing your personal cancer story as a source of support and inspiration to others.
Sign the World Cancer Declaration to help call on leaders to dedicate to reducing the impact of cancer.
Whether you want to donate, get involved in a fundraising event or run your own supportive event, you can easily join the fight against prostate cancer in 2014. With the holiday season coming to an end why not start the new year with something great!