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Hundreds of thousands of lives saved since we were told the truth about tobacco, but millions still at risk
13 January 2014This month marks 50 years since the public was first told smoking was linked with disease and Cancer Council SA is using this important landmark month to urge South Australian smokers to quit and to remind the government that the war on tobacco has not yet been won.
Make a life-saving New Year’s resolution
31 December 2013Cancer Council SA is urging South Australians to identify a healthy lifestyle activity and make it a priority this New Year and reduce the risk of cancer.
Support is only a call away over festive season
23 December 2013The festive season can be a stressful and challenging time for those who have had their lives affected by cancer, and Cancer Council SA wants to remind people that support is available during this period.
Recognition for Relay
05 December 2013For the past six years, John Clements has helped to change the lives of those affected by cancer.
Mid-year Budget review: Tobacco control funding must return
03 December 2013Cancer Council SA has called on the State Government to reverse its funding cut to critical tobacco control measures following the better than expected outlook in today’s mid-year Budget review.
Cigarette tax hike signals perfect time to quit
02 December 2013From today, the tax on cigarettes will rise by 12.5 per cent each year for four years, prompting Cancer Council SA to remind South Australians that there is no better time to quit smoking.
More sun smarts required, particularly for men
20 November 2013Cancer Council SA is putting the spotlight on the importance of early detection of skin cancers following new South Australian research released today revealing that two in three men aged 45 and under are not regularly checking their skin.
Sporting venues rival beaches as sunburn hotspots
18 November 2013This week is National Skin Cancer Action Week and Cancer Council research released today shows Australians are at the same risk of being sunburnt at sporting venues as they are at the beach.
Strong action on solaria will save lives
11 November 2013It is estimated that each year 200 cases of melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma in South Australia will be prevented following the State Government’s introduction of Regulations for a total ban on commercial solaria.
Avoid a red nose like Rudolph
08 November 2013Cancer Council SA is urging parents to ensure their children’s noses don’t look like Rudolph’s by being caught out unprotected in the sun at this year’s Christmas Pageant.