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Surviving and thriving – teenager joins the cancer fight
17 March 2015Adam McAllister from Brighton High is a three time Leukaemia survivor. The 15 year old is now looking to build his leadership experience and help others in the fight to beat cancer.
Today the Heart Foundation SA, Cancer Council SA and Asthma Foundation SA have joined forces to launch a public awareness campaign to stop people smoking in covered bus shelters.
Avoid being caught out with a red face this Mad March
05 March 2015Cancer Council SA is reminding the thousands of people heading to outdoor events this weekend and throughout the month that UV levels remain in the very high range in South Australia.
Cancer transport given a boost
25 February 2015Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre has got on board with Cancer Council SA for the next three years, to ensure thousands of people with cancer, have free transport to their cancer treatment centres.
Cancer Council SA welcomes new Board members
18 February 2015Two prominent South Australians have become the newest members of Cancer Council SA’s Board of Directors, bringing with them knowledge and experience that will deliver many benefits for the organisation.
Chief Executive to retire after a decade leading the cancer fight
06 February 2015Cancer Council SA Chief Executive, Professor Brenda Wilson, has announced that she will retire from the organisation in the coming months.
Essential to capture more data on cancer survivorship
06 February 2015Despite more and more South Australians surviving a cancer diagnosis, very little is known about the quality of life of survivors. More must be done to address those at highest risk of falling through the gaps of the health system, a conference in Adelaide will hear this weekend.
New research shows almost 2.4 million Aussie adults (147,000 in SA) sunburnt on summer weekends
04 February 2015Today is World Cancer Day (4 Feb) and new research released by Cancer Council shows that approximately 430,000 more Australian adults are getting sunburnt on the weekend than they were four years ago, increasing their risk of skin cancer.
Ceduna to renovate room at Cancer Council Lodge - Greenhill
27 January 2015A team of fundraisers in Ceduna have raised over $10,000 to renovate a room at Cancer Council Lodge - Greenhill.
Berri Bike Boys back in action
22 January 2015Formed in 2013, the Berri Bike Boys are a group of Riverland residents, riding for a reason in the Bupa Challenge, to help beat cancer.