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Let UV levels be your guide
05 September 2012With the UV Index now climbing to 3 and above, the time has come to Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide, but new Cancer Council research shows that less than 10% of South Australians check the UV as a guide for deciding when they should cover up.
Give the gift that could save Dad’s life this Father’s Day
31 August 2012Cancer Council SA is calling on sons and daughters to think past socks and jocks this Sunday and give a gift that promotes regular screening for bowel cancer – a disease that currently impacts 1 in 17 men by the age of 75.
Springboard for pioneering cancer research in SA
28 August 2012Seven innovative new cancer research projects that have the potential to lead significant cancer breakthroughs have received a funding boost thanks to a unique program that aims to fast-track their progress.
Melanoma study shines light on patient needs
25 August 2012Australians who have undergone surgery for melanoma in the past five years are being sought for a new national study looking at the ongoing needs of patients after they've been treated.
What do you hope for?
24 August 2012Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day is a day of hope for around 25 South Australians who will be diagnosed with cancer today, and every day. Today, Australians across the country will help to raise hope for better treatments, hope for more survivors and hope for a day without cancer.
Big win against ‘Big Tobacco’
15 August 2012The health of young South Australians has been put first today after the High Court of Australia ruled in favour of the federal government’s tobacco plain packaging laws... a decision that will save lives and beat cancer!
Growing hope for Daffodil Day
14 August 2012Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day is in full bloom, and to celebrate this year’s event, our mascot Gardener Dougal Bear will be gardening his way around the city!
Cancer Council is inviting schools across Australia to help grow hope for a cancer-free future this Daffodil Day (Friday 24th August 2012).
The countdown begins to Daffodil Day – 24 August
01 August 2012Daffodils in bloom can only mean one thing.....Daffodil Day will soon be here. Today marks the start of a month-long campaign to raise funds to beat cancer.
Working with cancer made easier
30 July 2012A cancer diagnosis is often associated with its impact upon family and friends, but what about a person’s job and their workplace? Cancer Council SA has published a new resource that aims to help employees and employers address this sensitive and complex issue.