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Alicia Hurkmans rides for grandmother’s terminal cancer
11 January 2017“She’s not the first family member or friend to have their lives affected by this disease, nor am I sure she will be the last.”
Peter Montesi’s Ride for a reason journey
11 January 2017After years of helping with Ride for a reason, blood cancer survivor and Cancer Council SA Ambassador Peter Montesi, is back to ride for a second time.
Make a life-saving New Year’s resolution
23 December 2016Cancer Council SA is urging South Australians to make quitting smoking a priority this New Year.
Avoid getting caught red-faced this Christmas
22 December 2016While temperatures are set to be high on Christmas Day, it is the ‘extreme’ UV levels that Cancer Council SA wants people to be aware of when outdoors throughout the day.
Jake Jordans rides in memory of his sister
13 December 2016“We all have points in our lives that make us sit up and take notice. That point for me was on a grey day in February 2005, when my sister lost her fight with cancer.”
Trung Tran is riding with good reason
13 December 2016Watching cancer widow his mother and leave his five siblings without a father inspired Trung to ride for a reason. Devastatingly, the Tran family have seen three men in their family lose their battles with cancer.
More sun smarts required for early detection
25 November 2016It’s National Skin Cancer Action Week and Cancer Council SA is putting the spotlight on the importance of early detection of skin cancers following new South Australian research revealing almost 3 in 5 South Australians are not checking their skin.
Cancer Council SA travels to Yorke Peninsula
22 November 2016Cancer Council SA is on the road to Kadina and Wallaroo in late November, thanking the community for their support, visiting local health professionals and talking with the community about our services.
New eftpos grants help protect students
02 November 2016Students will be better protected from the sun thanks to funding from eftpos’ Shade for Secondary Schools program – providing sun shade at Loreto College and Paralowie R-12 School.
Public use of UV Index Times alarmingly low
26 October 2016Surveys from the Bureau of Meteorology and Cancer Council SA show most South Australians do not check UV sun protection times before heading outside, putting themselves at risk of skin damage.