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  • Relationships with cancer organisations

    Relationships with Cancer Councils

    Cancer Council Australia commenced in 1961 as the Australian Cancer Society, when six state Cancer Councils, which at that time all varied in name and brand, agreed to establish a federal body to promote cancer control at the national level.
    Cancer organisations in the ACT and the Northern Territory were subsequently formed and signed on as members of the society.

    Each State Cancer Council is an independently operated company limited by guarantee.

    Relationships with international cancer organisations

    Cancer Council SA is a member of The Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). UICC members share a passion to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease for future generations. Current UICC membership comprises more than 760 member organisations in 155 countries and continues to grow. Our network brings together cancer leagues and societies, research institutes, treatment centres, hospitals, scientific and professional societies, ministries of health, public health agencies and patient support organisations to shape cancer control on a global scale.

    Organisations that join UICC become part of an international movement to place cancer at the top of the global health agenda.


     

     


    Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Be SunSmart

    Be SunSmart

    Understanding UV radiation and how it can damage your skin's DNA is an important step to safeguard against skin cancer.

  • Do you have a cancer question?

    Do you have a cancer question?

    Cancer causes questions. Call us for the answers.

  • Donate to cancer research

    Donate to cancer research

    Read how Kylan found inspiration in loss and created an incredible legacy in honour of his mum.

  • Donations In Memoriam

    Donations In Memoriam

    Remember your loved one’s life by helping to save others. Find out about our In Memoriam program.

  • Fundraising Events

    Fundraising Events

    We have a wide range of exciting events that give you the opportunity to support our vision of a cancer free future in a fun, easy yet symbolic way.

  • Q&A with Dr Julia Morris

    Q&A with Dr Julia Morris

    Every day researchers are working towards new breakthroughs in cancer, but have you ever stopped to think how many are female?