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Getting your school community involved in supporting South Australians impacted by cancer can be engaging and life changing—and there are so many ways you can make a difference, together.

Whether you’re looking to enhance cancer education, volunteer some time or host a fundraising event, Cancer Council SA is here to support your school, students and those in our community impacted by cancer, every day and help you learn new skills along the way.

Ways you can get your school involved


Volunteering is a great way for students or schools to give back and support your local community or a cause. Learn more.


Whether your school hosts an event or joins an existing one, events are a fun way to show your support for a cancer free future.

Do It For Cancer

Want to do your own thing? Whether you are inspired to shave your head, hold a casual day at School, or simply be the event host with the most—why not Do It For Cancer? Learn more.

Support for your school community

One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Sadly, this means chances are someone in your school community will be affected. We’re here for all South Australians impacted by cancer, including your School.

For Students

Find resources to help you with research projects, reducing your own cancer risk and reaching out when cancer personally impacts you.

For Teachers

Resources to help you engage with students to understand cancer and reduce their risk.



Talking about cancer

Information and support to help staff and students talk about cancer.

Request a speaker

Would your students like to hear from someone outside of the school community? You can request a Cancer Council SA representative to speak at your school assembly or event on a range of cancer related topics.

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Related content


Explore our cancer prevention resources to learn about how your school and students can reduce their risk today.

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Cancer Council SA provides information and support to all South Australians impacted by a cancer diagnosis.

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Find out more about the break-through cancer research Cancer Council SA is currently funding.

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Lifestyle factors

Take a look at the simple lifestyle changes you can make to help reduce your cancer risk.

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Diet and cancer

Learn more about how what you eat can help reduce your risk of some cancers.

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