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  • Daffodil Day

     

    This Daffodil Day, you could save the life of someone you love. 
     

    Daffodil Day—on Friday 24 August 2018―is the day to donate to Cancer Council SA’s life-saving research projects. Cancer Council SA has funded over 200 research projects that are finding new ways to better detect and treat cancer. By volunteering, donating, or getting your community on board, you’re giving all of these promising projects the momentum they need to make the next discovery. 



    Through every daffodil, and every dollar—you’re helping us get closer to a cancer free future. 
     


  • Become a Daffodil Day volunteer

    Become a Daffodil Day volunteer

    Just a few hours of your time can make a lifetime of impact for all South Australians impacted by cancer.

  • Make a donation to Daffodil Day

    Make a donation to Daffodil Day

    This year, there are even more ways to donate―online, in person, or by Dedicating a Daffodil to someone you love.

  • Get your school involved

    Get your school involved

    You can hold a Yellow Event at your school to celebrate Daffodil Day.

  • Workplace opportunities

    Workplace opportunities

    Bring your team together, connect to the community, and raise funds for a cause that may be impacting many of your colleagues.

  • Brighten your day with fresh daffodils

    Brighten your day with fresh daffodils

    Brighten up your home or workplace by placing an order for fresh daffodils. Your bunch of daffodils could save the life of someone you love.

  • Become a box supporter

    Become a box supporter

    Show your support by displaying one of our merchandise counter boxes in your workplace for the month of August.


  • Where your money goes 


    Researchers are working on projects in South Australia that are getting closer to finding new and better ways to diagnose and treat cancer. 

    Ross McKinnon watched his wife go through painful breast cancer treatment. After she passed away, he was determined to use his research career to help more people in her position, and those in generations to come. 

    Professor McKinnon is working on targeted therapies—specific drugs that only kill cancer cells. It’s a completely different approach to traditional cancer treatments like chemotherapy, which kill the good cells along with the bad. And while the results have showed incredible promise, like shrinking advanced-stage tumours by over 90 per cent in just a few months, there’s still a way to go until we understand how to use them to help everyone going through cancer. 

    Listen to Professor McKinnon discuss how his research could change the life of someone you know.
     

     

     


    Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Cancer Council Accommodation

    Cancer Council Accommodation

    Cancer Council SA Lodges provide a home away from home for country South Australians travelling for treatment.

  • Do you have a cancer question?

    Do you have a cancer question?

    Cancer causes questions. Call us for the answers.

  • 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.

  • Join the conversation

    Join the conversation

    Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest community events and news.

  • Make a difference today

    Make a difference today

    This month, you can help fund essential cancer support services to ensure no one has to go through cancer alone.

  • Ride2School Day

    Ride2School Day

    Friday 22 March is Ride2School Day. Find out how much daily physical activity your children need, and how active travel like riding or walking to school can help reduce their cancer risk.