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    Information for students

    The following websites provide information about Cancer Council SA, along with current and evidence-based information regarding a range of popular cancer research, prevention and support topics. Don’t forget to visit our cancer statistics page which includes information relating to cancer incidence and mortality. Be aware that these are not the only sources of information available and you are encouraged to continue to seek out other reputable sources to find evidence-based information for your research project.

    If you have been through all the links and still cannot find what you are looking for please email askanurse@cancersa.org.au with your specific research question, where you have already looked, and what information you need. Please allow at least one week for a reply to your request. Our staff are unable to provide personal interviews because of the large number of requests we receive.

    About Cancer Council SA

    About us

    Cancer Council SA history

    Where your money goes

    Cancer Council SA annual report

    Cancer Council SA strategic plan

     

    Cancer research

    Cancer Council SA research initiatives

    Current clinical trials

    Behavioural research unit

     

    Cancer support

    What is cancer?

    Treatment: Understanding Chemotherapy

    Treatment: Understanding Radiotherapy

    Information, support and treatment for specific cancers

    Coping with cancer

    Support service topics

    After treatment – what now?

    Cancer Council Australia position statement: Supportive care

    Cancer Council Australia position statement: Medical use of cannabis

    Cancer Council Australia position statement: Complementary and alternative therapies

     

    Skin cancer, ultraviolet radiation, sun protection and vitamin D

    Cancer Council SA Being SunSmart

    Cancer Council Australia Skin Cancer Statistics and Issues

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (UV)

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    The SunSmart Schools and Early Childhood Program in South Australia

    SunSmart Victoria

     

    Maintaining a healthy weight

    Cancer Council SA Maintaining a healthy weight

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (obesity)

     

    Eating a healthy diet

    Cancer Council SA Eating a healthy diet

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (obesity)

    Eat for health

    Go for 2 & 5

     

    Being physically active

    Cancer Council SA Being physically active

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (obesity)

    The Australian Government Department of Health Australia’s physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines

     

    Quit smoking

    Cancer Council SA Quitline

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (tobacco)

    The Australian Government Department of Health National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018

    Tobacco in Australia

     

    Limiting or avoiding alcohol

    Cancer Council SA Limit alcohol

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (alcohol)

    National Health and Medical Research Council National Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol

    The Australian Government Department of Health Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol

     

    Screening for cancer – breast, bowel and cervical cancer

    Cancer Council SA ‘Finding cancer early’

    Cancer Council Australia position statements

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (breast cancer screening)

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (bowel cancer screening)

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (cervical cancer screening)

    National Bowel Cancer Screening Program

    BreastScreen SA

    SA Cervix Screening Program

     

    Immunisation to prevent cancer

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (cervical cancer)

    Cancer Council Australia National Cancer Control Policy (liver cancer)

     

    Occupational and environmental related cancers

    Occupational causes of cancer

    Environmental causes of cancer

     

    Other useful websites

    Cancer Council Australia

    Cancer Council SA ‘Useful links’

    Cancer Council position statements on key cancer issues

    International Agency for Research on Cancer

    Osteoporosis Australia

    SA Health

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics

    The Australian Government Department of Health

    The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

    Translated Cancer Council resources

     


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    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.

  • Order resources here

    Order resources here

    Cancer information and support resources are provided free of charge to all people affected by cancer.

  • Share your story

    Share your story

    Raise awareness about important cancer issues and help others cope with treatment and feel less alone. Read more about how to share your story.

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    Sophie's cancer story

    Sophie Hughes has endured the ongoing struggle of seeing so many of her loved ones go through cancer diagnoses.

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