Health Matters – Cancer awareness

It is Daffodil Day on Friday 26 August and cancer awareness is the topic of the week on Health Matters. The vibrant yellow daffodil represents hope and a continuing fight against cancer.

Leanne Pilkington from BreastScreen WA was joined by Stacey-Mae Prokopyszyn from WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program as they shared the latest information on breast and cervical cancer awareness, screening and busted myths.
Later in the program Violet Platt from the Department of Health was joined by Louise De Busch from Cancer Council WA and the discussion turned to lung and bowel cancer and the support available to patients in WA.Special guest, Natasha Kickett also shared her inspirational story of recovery from cervical cancer.

Date published: 24 August 2016