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New research shows South Aussies still not getting the UV message
07 December 2019New research released today from Cancer Council SA shows that only 9 per cent of South Australians use UV to determine the use of sun protection, despite UV exposure responsible for up to 95 per cent of melanoma skin cancers.
Emma’s Undies Run in memory of her mum
28 November 2019This January, 26 year old Emma Sjoberg will be taking part in Cancer Council’s Undies Run at the Strikers for a very special reason—to honour the memory of her mum Dianne who passed away from bowel cancer last year.
Cancer Council’s Undies Run back for 2020!
22 November 2019Cancer Council SA is teaming up with the Adelaide Strikers again in 2020 for Cancer Council’s Undies Run at the Strikers, a once in a lifetime opportunity to run around Adelaide Oval while raising awareness for one of Australia’s biggest killers—bowel cancer.
Half a million Australian teenagers sunburnt on summer weekends
17 November 2019Cancer Council SA is encouraging South Australian teens to be SunSmart this National Skin Cancer Action Week, with new national research released today showing 1 in 4 (26 per cent) teenagers are getting sunburnt on summer weekends.
National Patio Day has personal meaning for Kerry
08 November 2019For Lilydale locals and Stratco Outback Patio Dealers Kerry and Peter Stanton, National Patio Day isn’t just a chance to celebrate the start of summer with family and friends—it’s also a chance to raise vital funds for a cause very close to their hearts.
Cancer Council SA is calling on more South Australian workplaces to implement sun protection policies, following new national research that shows that 38 percent of outdoor workers aren’t properly protected on the job.
Cancer Council SA urges South Australian women to get screened
01 October 2019With today (Tuesday, 1 October) marking the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council SA is urging eligible South Australian women to take part in life-saving, free screening mammograms.
St Peter’s Girls ‘Rock the Chop’ to put a stop to cancer
26 September 2019More than 70 students from St Peter’s Girls’ School ‘rocked the chop’ this week for Cancer Council’s Ponytail Project, raising vital funds to support South Australians impacted by cancer.
One in six teens consume over 5kg of sugar per year from sugary drinks
24 September 2019Cancer Council is calling for a national campaign to reduce teenagers’ consumption of sugary drinks with new research showing one in six (17 per cent) teenagers consume at least 5.2 kilograms of sugar each year from sugary drinks alone.
Cancer Council SA welcomes $3million Federal Government Investment in Cancer Council’s Beat Cancer Project
16 September 2019Cancer Council SA has welcomed a Federal Government announcement which will see $3million invested into Cancer Council’s Beat Cancer Project, a flagship research collaboration between Cancer Council SA, the State Government, SAHMRI and the Universities.