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Breast imaging review – a necessary step
13 December 2012“Being one of the many South Australian women to have their mammography under review, I understand that the community may be feeling uneasy about this news –– but feel rest assured that the Government has had the right quality assurances in place to have detected this in the first place and are making it a priority to take any action necessary,” says Professor Brenda Wilson, Chief Executive, Cancer Council SA.
Cancer Council SA welcomes new board members
03 December 2012Three leading South Australians have become the newest members of Cancer Council SA’s Board of Directors, bringing with them knowledge and experience in cancer research, health care and strategic guidance.
It’s plain and simple - smoking kills
30 November 2012This Saturday 1 December will mark an important step towards reducing tobacco-related deaths in Australia, with the introduction of compulsory plain packaging of tobacco products.
Passing on lessons learned for a SunSmart generation
29 November 2012“A lot has changed over the last three decades to increase awareness about the link between the sun’s UV and skin cancer,” says Professor Brenda Wilson, Chief Executive Cancer Council SA.
SA men put on notice – Watch Your Back!
21 November 2012Cancer Council launches new skin cancer campaign aimed at getting Aussie blokes to look for changes on their skin as figures show they are at more than double the risk of dying from melanoma than their female counterparts.
Taking cancer support for country South Australians to new heights
20 November 2012SA Health Minister will join a community celebration held by Cancer Council SA today to highlight the importance of improving services and support for country South Australians travelling to Adelaide for cancer treatment.
Smoke-free start for community ride
15 November 2012Cancer Council SA welcomes the motion passed unanimously this week by Tea Tree Gully Council to investigate banning smoking at the start of Stage 4, of the Santos Tour Down Under Bupa Challenge Tour on Friday 25 January 2013.
Celebrate, remember and fight back
12 November 2012It’s a great time to get involved in one of Cancer Council SA’s biggest fundraising events this month, as the 2012 Southern Metro Relay For Life takes off on 24-25 November.
SunSmart pageant kids go straight to top of Santa’s list
09 November 2012Santa will be checking his list twice to make sure kids and families remember to Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide at this year’s Pageant – so look out for his helpers dressed in yellow offering free sunscreen and spreading the SunSmart message.
Commit to a ‘corker’ race day without the hangover
06 November 2012With Melbourne Cup festivities in full swing, Cancer Council SA is encouraging punters to enjoy the day in moderation and make a commitment to better health.