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Strong action on solaria will save lives
11 November 2013It is estimated that each year 200 cases of melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma in South Australia will be prevented following the State Government’s introduction of Regulations for a total ban on commercial solaria.
Avoid a red nose like Rudolph
08 November 2013Cancer Council SA is urging parents to ensure their children’s noses don’t look like Rudolph’s by being caught out unprotected in the sun at this year’s Christmas Pageant.
Public has spoken on alfresco drinking and dining
01 November 2013Following a strong response to its campaign on smoke-free alfresco drinking and dining, Cancer Council SA is ready to pass on the thousands of postcards addressed to the Premier that have been returned from concerned South Australian residents.
Get ready to relay
31 October 2013Thousands of South Australians are fighting back against cancer, by taking part in Relay For Life events this season.
Up to one in five breast cancers linked to alcohol
28 October 2013The link between alcohol and breast cancer has been understated, according to Cancer Council SA.
Another night in for Narelle’s Girls
28 October 2013Inspired by family and friends, Narelle Hodgson and her fundraising team have raised a lot for Cancer Council SA – and they’re not done yet.
Show your true colours
28 October 2013South Australians are being urged to support Cancer Council’s Pink Ribbon Day today (Monday, October 28). All funds raised will raise awareness and help support the 1,500 South Australian women who are diagnosed with breast and gynaecological cancers each year.
Tobacco funding cuts will cost lives
25 October 2013The State Government’s confirmation that it will cease funding for critical tobacco control measures will have a detrimental impact on smoking rates and will cost South Australian lives.
High profile Governor’s 10 are leading the way
09 October 2013Now in their fourth year of training for the Santos Tour Down Under Bupa Challenge Tour, the Governor’s 10 team again features a star-studded line-up with the Hon Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia, among those signing up to Ride for a reason.
Leading public health experts and community organisations are gathering in Melbourne today at a landmark forum to discuss the growing health risks associated with Australians’ high consumption of sugary drinks and to discuss policy options to reduce consumption.