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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.
Announcing: Premier’s Peloton
25 October 2016The Hon Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia will join thousands of cyclists next year, hitting the road for the 2017 Bupa Challenge Tour presented by The Advertiser – Bupa Stage 4 of the Santos Tour Down Under.
Cancer Council Roadshow travels to Port Augusta
17 October 2016Cancer Council SA is on the road to Port Augusta during October, thanking the community for their support, visiting local schools, providing resources to local health professionals and talking with the community about our services.
Family fighting back against cancer
07 October 2016Sally Guthrie decided to host her first Girls’ Night In six years ago. A mother of two daughters, (one and three at the time), she didn’t have many chances to get together with her friends so decided to do something about it. Breast cancer was also too familiar to her family.