Action Cancer Big Bus

January 10, 2012 at 3:25 pm

Action Cancer The Big Bus will be stationed at our Club’s Car park next Tuesday 17th January 2012, for Breast Screening, Men’s health checks, Education and Support, to make an appointment, please call the Big Bus team on 02890803344.

Cancer in Northern Ireland

  • There are 200 different types of cancer which affect men and women
  • One in three people will develop a cancer at some time during their lifetime
  • Cancer rates are set to increase by 54% over next 20 years
  • There are 40,000 people living with cancer
  • Currently the biggest killer
  • 2/3 of all cancers are PREVENTABLE through lifestyle changes

 

BIG BUS Objectives

  • To enable Action Cancer to provide a more effective & accessible regional service throughout NI
  • Target geographical areas where cancer risk highest & uptake rates for screening are lowest
  • Provide a facility equally beneficial to men and women of all ages
  • Provide up-to-date printed and internet accessible information on a range of cancer topics
  • To contribute to cancer prevention & awareness through provision of health promotion, education & training sessions across all age groups
  • To provide Men’s Health/MOT & body composition analysis