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Early detection will save lives
18 November 2015Cancer Council SA is putting the spotlight on the importance of early detection of skin cancers following new South Australian research released today revealing that less than 50% of South Australians check their skin for early changes with younger adults less likely to regularly check their skin.
Mum close to son’s heart in Beat Cancer Tour
16 November 2015“My Mum died from pancreatic cancer—she felt cheated as she didn’t smoke and the doctor couldn’t give any reason for it.”
One in two Aussie sunburns occur during everyday activity
16 November 2015New Cancer Council research findings show half of weekend sunburns occur while Australians are going about day-to-day activities, with the home replacing the iconic summer beach scene as a sunburn hotspot.
Don’t get caught red-faced at this year’s pageant
13 November 2015Despite the milder weather forecast for this weekend, Cancer Council SA is encouraging parents to ensure their children don’t get caught out unprotected in the sun at this year’s Christmas Pageant.
Cancer Council is grateful to have been the official charity partner for the musical Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage throughout the show’s Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide seasons.
One in two outdoor workers miss out on sun protection
30 October 2015New Cancer Council research released today (29/10) shows that some Australian workplaces are still neglecting their duty of care and failing to protect their employees from harmful UV, with around one in two workers who spend time outside missing out on sun protection.
Fish for Life raising $300,000 for people affected by cancer
26 October 2015One man, One boat, 16,500km of unforgiving ocean, 120 days of unforgettable fishing... and you’re welcome aboard!
Turning CBD PINK to help beat women’s cancers
16 October 2015Cancer Council is encouraging everyone to give generously to volunteers in the CBD on Friday 16 October to help beat women’s cancers.
Strong action required immediately on e-cigarettes
14 October 2015Cancer Council SA has continued its strong opposition to e-cigarettes after appearing before the Parliamentary Committee looking at the use, sale and promotion of personal vaporisers, including e-cigarettes.
Local community can be part of Duathlon action
12 October 2015As official charity partner of the upcoming Adelaide 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships, Cancer Council SA is encouraging the public to get involved in the event’s Fun Run and get a first-hand look at the course on Friday 16 October.