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  • Research
  • Working towards the next breakthrough

    Cancer Council funds more cancer research than any other non-government organisation in Australia, dedicated to finding new ways to better detect and treat cancer. In 2017, thanks to the support of our community, we invested over $60 million in cancer research across Australia.

    In South Australia, that meant continuing to fund our Beat Cancer Project in its sixth year, a program which capitalises on partnerships with some of our state’s top universities and institutions to carry out $4 of research for every $1 donated.

    Research is the key to a cancer free future. Over the past 20 years, we’ve seen some significant steps toward that goal, including:

    • Cancer mortality rates falling by approximately 18 per cent.
    • Survival rates for some common cancers increase by as much as 36 per cent.
    • Today, almost 7 in 10 Australians will survive at least 5 years after a cancer diagnosis.


    Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Cancer Counselling Service

    Cancer Counselling Service

    Cancer Council SA offers free counselling sessions to anyone impacted by cancer.

  • Cut your cancer risk

    Cut your cancer risk

    4 ways to boost your fruit and vegetable intake.

  • 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.

  • Gifts in Wills

    Gifts in Wills

    Including a bequest to Cancer Council SA in your Will is not an alternative to looking after your loved ones, it’s part of it. Find out more.

  • 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.

  • Volunteer with us!

    Volunteer with us!

    Discover how your organisation and staff can get involved in bringing a cancer free future closer.