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  • Cut my risk

    Ways to Cut My Cancer Risk

    At least one third of cancers in Australia are preventable. There are 7 lifestyle changes than can help cut your cancer risk.  

     


  • Find cancer early

    Find cancer early

    In most cases the earlier a cancer is diagnosed and treated the better the outcome.

  • Limit alcohol

    Limit alcohol

    Drinking alcohol increases the risk of developing cancer of the bowel, mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver and breast.

  • Maintain a healthy weight

    Maintain a healthy weight

    Being overweight or obese increases the risk of 13 different types of cancer.

  • Eat a healthy diet

    Eat a healthy diet

    A healthy balanced diet can cut cancer risk and help you maintain a healthy weight.

  • Be physically active

    Be physically active

    Regular physical activity can reduce the risk of some cancers such as bowel cancer and breast cancer.

  • Be SunSmart

    Be SunSmart

    Protecting yourself from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation will help reduce your risk of skin cancer.

  • Quit smoking

    Quit smoking

    Tobacco smoke is made up of thousands of carcinogens, or chemicals that are known to cause cancer.

  • I'm concerned about my family history

    I'm concerned about my family history

    It is not uncommon for several members of the same family to develop cancer though in most cases the cancers will be unrelated.

  • Busting myths

    Busting myths

    Dispel the myths, rumours and fanciful claims about cancer.

  • Translated resources

    Translated resources

    Information is available in other languages.

  • Cancer prevention sessions

    Cancer prevention sessions

    Prevention sessions for workplaces, community groups, sporting groups, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and education settings.



  • Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Donate to cancer research

    Donate to cancer research

    Read about Fanny's inspiring story of undergoing cancer treatment during pregnancy

  • Donations In Memoriam

    Donations In Memoriam

    Remember your loved one’s life by helping to save others. Find out about our In Memoriam program.

  • Fundraising Events

    Fundraising Events

    We have a wide range of exciting events that give you the opportunity to support our vision of a cancer free future in a fun, easy yet symbolic way.

  • Heard something about cancer and not sure if it's true?

    Heard something about cancer and not sure if it's true?

    Get all the evidence based answers to your cancer questions here.

  • Join the conversation

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  • Order your daffodils now

    Order your daffodils now

    You can place tax-deductible fresh daffodil orders for your workplace before 30 June. Support the Daffodil Day Appeal today.

  • Share your story

    Share your story

    Raise awareness about important cancer issues while helping others cope with treatment and feel less alone. Read more about how to share your story.