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  • Be SunSmart

    Protecting yourself from the sun's ultraviolet (UV) radiation will help reduce your risk of skin cancer.


  • What is skin cancer?

    What is skin cancer?

    What are the first signs of skin cancer and what causes it?

  • What causes skin cancer?

    What causes skin cancer?

    Most skin cancers are caused by overexposure to UV radiation, but what is UV?

  • How should I protect my skin?

    How should I protect my skin?

    Protect your skin in five ways-Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.

  • When should I protect my skin?

    When should I protect my skin?

    Skin should be protected when the UV radiation level is 3 and above.

  • How much vitamin D do I need?

    How much vitamin D do I need?

    Sensible sun protection does not put people at risk of vitamin D deficiency,

  • Find skin cancer early?

    Find skin cancer early?

    Finding skin cancer early gives you the best chance of successful treatment.

  • 10 myths about sun protection

    10 myths about sun protection

    Find out what are the top 10 myths about sun protection.

  • SunSmart community events

    SunSmart community events

    Find out what makes a SunSmart event.

  • More SunSmart information

    More SunSmart information

    Find information and resources for early childhood centres, schools and workplaces.

  • Today at Cancer Council SA

  • Aboriginal Quitline and COVID-19

    Aboriginal Quitline and COVID-19

    Cancer and COVID-19-what it means for our Mob.

  • Cancer Counselling Service

    Cancer Counselling Service

    Cancer Council SA offers free counselling sessions to anyone impacted by cancer. Helping South Australians talk through and better manage the challenges of living with cancer.

  • 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.

  • Research impact

    Research impact

    Funding our State’s brightest research minds working on life-saving cancer trials, tests and treatments.

  • Volunteer with us!

    Volunteer with us!

    Register today to help us support people affected by cancer. Together, we’re making the difference.