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Cancer Council SA has welcomed an increase in calls to its Quitline service following the tobacco tax increases announced in the 2016-17 Federal Budget.
A serious reminder of the dangers of the sun
11 May 2016“Sunshine, blue skies and stiff breezes… a totally idyllic sailing lifestyle, until late 2011, when I noticed a spot on my face that would not go away!”
Men’s experiences of seeking help for cancer
11 May 2016In a joint partnership between Cancer Council SA and Flinders University, new research has explored men’s experiences of cancer and issues that might be related to seeking help for cancer symptoms.
Alison’s very personal Relay For Life
01 April 2016After Alison Warner’s mother and sister both battled breast cancer and her dear friend lost her fight to brain cancer, she became extremely passionate about raising funds to eradicate the ‘insidious disease’.
Strong enough to live.
24 March 2016Chris Adams (affectionately known as Critter) was 25 when he was diagnosed with a grade 3 anaplastic astrocytoma (brain tumour) in January 2015.
Crusading to obliterate cancer for family
21 March 2016When she was 23 years old, local Parkside resident Jodie Sard was faced with the uncertain reality that her father had prostate and bladder cancer.
Summer might be gone, but UV dangers remain
11 March 2016Cancer Council SA is reminding people heading outdoors this long weekend, and throughout the month, that UV levels remain in the very high range in South Australia.
Strong action welcomed on e-cigarettes
24 February 2016Cancer Council SA has welcomed the recommendations tabled in the report today by the Parliamentary Select Committee on E-cigarettes looking at the use, sale and promotion of personal vaporisers, including e-cigarettes.
Important time for SA to shape up
15 February 2016This week is National Healthy Weight Week and Cancer Council SA is calling on South Australians to prioritise their health with data indicating a decrease in the perceived importance of being overweight as a risk factor for cancer.
Time to take action and reduce projected cancer rates
04 February 2016Today is World Cancer Day (4 Feb) and Cancer Council SA is calling on people to take action now to avoid the projected 16% increase in new cancer cases over the next decade.