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Mid-year Budget review: Tobacco control funding must return
03 December 2013Cancer Council SA has called on the State Government to reverse its funding cut to critical tobacco control measures following the better than expected outlook in today’s mid-year Budget review.
Cigarette tax hike signals perfect time to quit
02 December 2013From today, the tax on cigarettes will rise by 12.5 per cent each year for four years, prompting Cancer Council SA to remind South Australians that there is no better time to quit smoking.
More sun smarts required, particularly for men
20 November 2013Cancer Council SA is putting the spotlight on the importance of early detection of skin cancers following new South Australian research released today revealing that two in three men aged 45 and under are not regularly checking their skin.
Sporting venues rival beaches as sunburn hotspots
18 November 2013This week is National Skin Cancer Action Week and Cancer Council research released today shows Australians are at the same risk of being sunburnt at sporting venues as they are at the beach.
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.