Cancer Prevention & Research Director, Cancer Council WA

Articles by this author

  • Pandemic priorities: LiveLighter urges Aussies not to neglect health

    • Apr 30, 2020
    • by Melissa Ledger

    A new survey has revealed the toll COVID-19 restrictions are taking on Australians’ health, with more than a third exercising less while in lockdown, while a quarter are eating less healthily under the current conditions.

  • visceral fat

    The science of weight and cancer

    • Aug 19, 2019
    • by Anne Finch, Melissa Ledger

    It's well known that there's a link between carrying extra weight and a range of cancers. Here we unpack some of the reasons why.