Global Cancer Campaign


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LIVESTRONG-Global Cancer Campaign launch

Doug Ulman

Lance Armstrong launched the LIVESTRONG 'Global Cancer CampaignGlobal Cancer Campaign' just prior to the start of the TourDown Under in Adelaide on 19 January 2009. This is a campaign to make cancer a global priority; a cancer initiative being promoted by the Lance Armstrong Foundation (http://www.livestrong.org/http://www.livestrong.org/) and taken world-wide through Lance’s comeback to cycling.

Global_Cancer_Summit LIVESTRONG Global Cancer Summit

The LIVESTRONG Global Cancer SummitLIVESTRONG Global Cancer Summit was held in Dublin, Ireland, on August 24-26, 2009.

The Go PublicGlobal Community Conversations on Cancer Control initiative was launched on World Cancer Day February 4th, 2009.

Go PublicGo Public asked volunteers worldwide to hold 'Cancer Conversations' and submit a summary of each 'cancer conversation' to contribute to an international report. A toolkit of online resources was provided to assist with this.

Overwhelming participation from volunteer-hosts between February, 4th and June 15th 2009 resulted in:

  • 2,341 participants involved in
  • 201 conversations
  • from 29 countries in
  • 12 languages

 

Commitments submitted by Cancer Voices in Australia by 1 June 09 were:

  1. Cycle for Cancer – Community ride
    Establish a cycling event with cancer awareness as a key objective.
  2. Australian Aboriginal cancer conversations
    Conduct cancer conversations with Aboriginal Australians to understand their perspectives, cultural and other concerns and ask their solutions for their communities ‘cancer outcomes’ gap.
  3. Australian Cancer Consumers Charter
    Develop and publish National Cancer Consumers Charter, in collaboration with other national cancer groups.
  4. On-line cancer advocacy in Australia
    Pilot online 2-way communications for cancer advocacy in South Australia in 2009, with national roll-out in 2010/11

Contact

Cancer Voices South Australia

 

Ph.  0431 691 956 

 

PO Box 588, Kensington Park SA 5068