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Think UV not heat this spring
01 September 2017As the Royal Adelaide Show kicks off this week, Cancer Council SA are reminding the community to be SunSmart and protect themselves against harmful UV rays when outside.
Nicotine addiction costing South Australians more than just their health
01 September 2017The burden of smoking is about to get even heavier for South Australian households. With cigarette prices set to rise by 12.5 % tomorrow, smoking has never been more costly for both people's health and their wallets.
My sister inspired me to make a difference
25 August 2017“I can’t really remember a moment where I ‘first heard’ of cancer, however it was in primary school when I started understanding how cancer was effecting my sister and so many others and the types of side effects that came from treatment and medication.
Young woman inspires others this Daffodil Day
25 August 2017Thirty-four year old Stephanie Lockery has led a remarkable life. A trained clinical psychologist, Stephanie has spent her recent years in Afghanistan as an aid worker, helping the poor and working with the local community. During a routine break in October last year, Stephanie felt tired and run down and went to her local GP for a routine check-up - little did she know, the visit would change her life forever.
Relay for Life back at Showgrounds in 2018
22 August 2017Cancer Council SA is excited to announce that the Adelaide Central Relay for Life will be held at the Adelaide Showgrounds in 2018.
Family battle inspiration this Daffodil Day
22 August 2017Nancy Murdock is no stranger to Cancer. First diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, Nancy has battled cancer three times. Her mum, dad, two brothers and sister have all passed away from the disease and her other sister and son are currently battling cancer.
Wife motivated by husband’s cancer experience
16 August 2017Seventeen years ago, Gwenda Green and her husband attended a routine check-up at their home town in Gawler. Little did they know, it was the beginning of a journey that would change their lives forever.
Ambassador shares personal cancer journey
16 August 2017Cancer Council SA Ambassador Beau Brug has always felt a connection with cancer, taking part in fundraising events at school and participating in Relay for Life. When his six year old baby sister Hope was diagnosed with cancer two years ago, his role as ambassador took on a whole new meaning.
Hats on for Term Three
10 August 2017Despite a wet and cold July, South Australian schools are being reminded to slip, slop, slap, seek and slide from the beginning of term 3.
This year’s theme is “For Someone I Know” – by showing support for someone you know, you can help beat cancer and create a better, cancer-free future for all.