For all media enquiries please contact:
Cancer Council concerned over low participation rates in the National SunSmart Program
30 March 2017Cancer Council SA is urging schools and early childhood centres to ensure their sun protection practices are in line with guidelines from the Department of Education and Child Development (DECD).
Outdoor workers not getting the SunSmart message
26 March 2017With outdoor workers receiving between five and ten times more sun exposure than indoor workers, it is estimated that 200 melanoma skin cancers and 34,000 non –melanoma skin cancers are caused by occupational UV radiation exposure each year in Australia.
All Australians are asked to walk or run towards a cancer free future and ‘feel the charge you get when you tell cancer where to go’
Cancer Council Roadshow travels to Mount Gambier
14 February 2017Cancer Council SA is on the road to Mount Gambier during February, thanking the community for their support, visiting local schools and businesses, providing resources to local health professionals and talking with the community about our services.
Highest fundraising team back in their undies in memory of Steph
13 January 2017Having helped raise an incredible $10,000 in the fight against bowel cancer, travelling more than 700km and running around in her undies in front of 100,000 people, team Captain of the Undies Run team, the ‘Goonies,’ Stephanie Drake sadly lost her battle with bowel cancer on Friday, 2 December 2016.
Alicia Hurkmans rides for grandmother’s terminal cancer
11 January 2017“She’s not the first family member or friend to have their lives affected by this disease, nor am I sure she will be the last.”
Peter Montesi’s Ride for a reason journey
11 January 2017After years of helping with Ride for a reason, blood cancer survivor and Cancer Council SA Ambassador Peter Montesi, is back to ride for a second time.
Make a life-saving New Year’s resolution
23 December 2016Cancer Council SA is urging South Australians to make quitting smoking a priority this New Year.
Avoid getting caught red-faced this Christmas
22 December 2016While temperatures are set to be high on Christmas Day, it is the ‘extreme’ UV levels that Cancer Council SA wants people to be aware of when outdoors throughout the day.
Jake Jordans rides in memory of his sister
13 December 2016“We all have points in our lives that make us sit up and take notice. That point for me was on a grey day in February 2005, when my sister lost her fight with cancer.”