A FREE community morning tea and information session covering Healthy Lifestyle and information on Bowel Screening will be held at the Dumbleyung CRC on Friday June 21st. The morning will commence at 9.30am with a casual walk (optional) followed at 10.00am with a healthy and free morning tea and an interactive and casual information session.
Melissa Pickering, the Wheatbelt Regional Education Officer for the Cancer Council of Western Australia will be in attendance to chat about a healthy lifestyle and what can assist in lowering the risk of bowel cancer. It’s important to be self-aware and we’ll help to shine a light on how important the screening and preventative actions can help you and others be protected from bowel cancer!
What you can do
- Participate in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program from age 50 -74
- Move your body regularly
- Stop smoking
- Avoid alcohol
- Eat for health
- See your doctor if you have a family history of bowel cancer, bowel diseases or genetic disorders
- See your doctor if you have any symptoms
Minimum numbers are required for this event to proceed so please RSVP by June 18 to the Dumbleyung CRC on 9863 4829 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information can also be sourced via the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program on 1800 118 868 or www.bowelcancer.org.au or through the Cancer Council WA on 13 11 20 or via www.cancerwa.asn.au.