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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

    Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. Every week in South Australia, 27 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and four will die. 

    The good news is that around 90 per cent of cases are curable if detected early.

    You can help catch breast cancer by promoting free, two-yearly mammograms to women aged 50–74. They take just 10 minutes and can be booked by calling BreastScreen SA on 13 20 50. 

    Not in Adelaide? The BreastScreen SA mobile unit is travelling throughout South Australia. Find out when it’s coming to a location near you.

    This month, start a conversation and encourage action in your practice, workplace or community to save more women’s lives. 
     


  • Host or attend a Girls’ Night In event

    Host or attend a Girls’ Night In event

    Learn more about how you can spread further awareness while raising funds for Cancer Council SA.

  • Your free promotional pack

    Your free promotional pack

    Order your pack to display in your workplace, practice or community. It provides key information about early detection.

  • Your free social tools

    Your free social tools

    Download assets to use across your social channels, encouraging your networks to self-check and get screened.

  • Being breast aware

    Being breast aware

    Women of all ages can self-check to help catch cancer early. Learn what you should be looking for.

  • Late night and weekend screening

    Late night and weekend screening

    Download posters to promote this out-of-hours service in your workplace, practice or community.

  • Order resources

    Order resources

    Find free-to-order resources for everything you need to know about breast cancer.



  • Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Do you have a cancer question?

    Do you have a cancer question?

    Cancer causes questions. Call us for the answers.

  • Donate in lieu of flowers

    Donate in lieu of flowers

    Remembering loved ones by ensuring no one goes through cancer alone.

  • 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.

  • Healthy Living after Cancer

    Healthy Living after Cancer

    Getting back to a healthy lifestyle after cancer is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Find out about our Healthy Living after Cancer program.

  • Heard something about cancer and not sure if it's true?

    Heard something about cancer and not sure if it's true?

    Get all the evidence based answers to your cancer questions here.

  • Join the conversation

    Join the conversation

    Follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with the latest community events and news.

  • More than a gift, it's hope for the future

    More than a gift, it's hope for the future

    Including a bequest to Cancer Council SA in your will is not an alternative to looking after your loved ones, it’s part of it. Find out more.

  • Quitline

    Quitline

    Quitline is a government-funded service operated by Cancer Council SA, with the sole goal of providing the support, strategies and information to empower individuals to quit smoking.