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Tanning Teens Still Seek the Sun
18 November 2018New Cancer Council research shows teens still prefer a tan, despite health risks.
Cancer Council SA welcomes strong action on e-cigarettes
16 November 2018Cancer Council SA Chief Executive Lincoln Size has welcomed the bipartisan support given to the Tobacco Products Regulation (e-cigarettes and review) Amendment Bill, which passed in the House of Assembly last night.
Cancer Council Urges Women to Undergo Cervical Screening
12 November 2018This National Cervical Cancer Awareness Week (12–18 November), Cancer Council SA is urging South Australian women to take advantage of the new Cervical Screening Test, which—together with the Human Papilloma (HPV) vaccination—is set to eliminate the disease as a public health issue by 2035.
Get Screened and Get On With Living
28 October 2018Cancer Council SA is teaming up with Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN to launch a new campaign to encourage South Australians to get screened for cancer and ‘get on with living’.
Outdoor Workers Urged to Stay SunSmart at Work this October
10 October 2018October is National Safe Work Month and Cancer Council SA is urging outdoor workers to protect their skin and eyes from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation.
Tiana’s story inspires others to Relay
08 October 2018In 2012, at just seven years of age, McLaren Vale local Tiana Saunders was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma—it’s news that changed her, and her family’s life in an instant.
Family History Motivates Wallaroo Mum to Make a Difference
05 October 2018Wallaroo resident Leslie Rowe is no stranger to cancer. For as long as she can remember, every woman in her family has either been diagnosed with, or passed away, from breast cancer. It’s this strong family history that has motivated her to host a Girls’ Night In again in 2018.
Orroroo Goes Pink to Support Cancer Council SA
01 October 2018The town of Orroroo will turn Pink this October to support Cancer Council SA and raise awareness of women’s cancers.
Breast Cancer Screening Saving Lives
24 September 2018In the lead up to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cancer Council SA is teaming up with BreastScreen SA to remind eligible regional women to book in their two-yearly mammograms.
Cancer Council disappointed at smoking rate increase
16 September 2018The South Australian Government and Cancer Council SA have announced the smoking rate in South Australia is now at 16.5%, an increase of 1.6% from the previous rate of 14.9%.