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Cancer Council is encouraging eligible Australian women to take part in the renewed national cervical cancer screening program which starts today (1 December). The new program is expected to reduce deaths from the disease by at least 20 percent.
More sun smarts required for early detection
23 November 2017It’s National Skin Cancer Action Week and Cancer Council SA is putting the spotlight on the importance of early detection of skin cancers following new South Australian research revealing that less than half of South Australians are checking their skin.
Fit family fiesta to kick bowel cancer in the butt
20 November 2017Nearly 2000 people are expected to warm up for the 2018 People’s Choice Undies Run for Bowel Cancer, a fun-packed fiesta designed to raise funds and awareness for bowel cancer.
Milestone for local schools and early childhood centres in the fight against skin cancer
20 November 2017Cancer Council SA is using National Skin Cancer Action Week (Nov 19-25) to acknowledge the schools and early childhood centres that have reached a SunSmart membership milestone, demonstrating their commitment to reducing the risk of skin cancer in future generations.
We’re still a sunburnt country
19 November 2017New data shows more than 2.7 million Aussies getting sunburnt on summer weekends
Make the commitment and Ride for a reason
17 November 2017On Friday, 19 January hundreds of cyclists will commit to Ride for a reason in the Santos Tour Down Under Bupa Challenge Tour.
Don’t get caught red-faced at this year’s pageant
16 November 2017Cancer Council SA is encouraging parents to ensure their children don’t get caught out unprotected in the sun at this year’s Christmas Pageant.
Quitline Working for Indigenous Australians
02 November 2017Health professionals see the Quitline as a culturally appropriate service for Aboriginal people wanting to quit smoking, according to a new study.
Find out how to Relay and make a difference
01 November 2017Curious about Relay For Life? Want to get involved but not sure how? If you are new to Relay For Life and would like more information, then this night is for you!
Be Bold. Be Fabulous. Be a Marilyn.
01 November 2017Registrations are now open for the 2018 Marilyn Jetty Swim, a once in a lifetime experience that raises much needed funds for Cancer Council SA.