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Teens tone down tanning 10 years on – but sun protection neglected
17 November 2014New findings from Cancer Council’s National Sun Protection Survey show Australian adolescents are developing healthier attitudes towards tanning, but there is still room for improvement.
SunSmart pageant kids go straight to top of Santa’s list
07 November 2014Santa will be checking his list twice to make sure kids and families remember to Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide at this year’s Christmas Pageant – so look out for his helpers dressed in yellow offering free sunscreen and spreading the SunSmart message.
Increase in calls for Quit support on back of advertising boost
03 November 2014Cancer Council SA has welcomed an increase in calls to its Quitline service following the State Government’s reinstatement of funding for critical advertising encouraging South Australians to quit smoking.
Young leaders beating cancer in their community
31 October 2014Young people are taking up the challenge to help beat cancer in their local communities and this week a group of local students will become the second crop of graduates from the Cancer Council Youth Ambassador Project.
Narelle’s Girls set for another big night in
22 October 2014It’s another big Girls Night In for Narelle Hodgson who is continuing with her themed events – and this year it is a “ghouls night in” with a Halloween theme set for the last night of the month.
Gearing up to help others
13 October 2014Doctor Steve Brooks’ passion for helping people has taken him across Australia. Next year, it will also take him across the state as he tests himself on a gruelling UCI WorldTour cycling course.
From a Girls Night In, to a big night out
10 October 2014A Girls Night In during October has become somewhat of a tradition for Sam Robinson, however it is the increasing size and success of these nights that has exceeded all expectations.
CBD turns Pink for women’s cancers
03 October 2014Dozens of volunteers will turn Adelaide’s CBD Pink today in celebration of Cancer Council’s upcoming Pink Ribbon Day on Monday 27 October. Show your support in the fight against cancer by visiting one of Cancer Council SA’s Pink Ribbon street collectors to pick up your pink pin.
No rest for SA’s former Governor as he joins the fight against cancer
08 September 2014Cancer Council SA is delighted to announce that former Governor of South Australia, Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR, has been appointed as the new Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Don’t let temperature be your guide, UV levels are on the rise
05 September 2014With the Royal Adelaide Show beginning this week and more people throughout the state set to enjoy the return of some sunshine, Cancer Council SA is reminding the community that UV levels are now remaining consistently above 3 in South Australia.