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Riding to beat cancer
22 January 2013Cycling fever has hit Adelaide with the Santos Tour Down Under rolling into town, and hundreds of riders gearing up for the Bupa Challenge Tour, after months of training and fundraising for Cancer Council’s Ride for a reason.
Health groups launch campaign against sugary drinks
17 January 2013Would you eat 16 packets of sugar let alone drink it? This is will be the question going out to thousands of Australians from today as part of a new health campaign that aims to get soft drink and other sugary drink-lovers rethinking their seemingly innocent habit.
Riding for more reasons than one
09 January 2013The Governor’s 10 peleton will take to the road today as they train for the Santos Tour Down Under Bupa Challenge Tour with their latest team member Premier Jay Weatherill, Premier of South Australia.
QUIT smokes, eat better and get moving for a healthy new year
31 December 2012With 44% of South Australians embracing new lifestyle changes to help prevent cancer, Cancer Council SA says planning ahead will give you the best possible chance of making 2013 the year for a healthier you.
Participants needed for cancer research project
20 December 2012Cancer Council SA has commissioned a research project to help improve its support services for South Australians affected by cancer, their loved ones and carers.
Breast imaging review – a necessary step
13 December 2012“Being one of the many South Australian women to have their mammography under review, I understand that the community may be feeling uneasy about this news –– but feel rest assured that the Government has had the right quality assurances in place to have detected this in the first place and are making it a priority to take any action necessary,” says Professor Brenda Wilson, Chief Executive, Cancer Council SA.
Cancer Council SA welcomes new board members
03 December 2012Three leading South Australians have become the newest members of Cancer Council SA’s Board of Directors, bringing with them knowledge and experience in cancer research, health care and strategic guidance.
It’s plain and simple - smoking kills
30 November 2012This Saturday 1 December will mark an important step towards reducing tobacco-related deaths in Australia, with the introduction of compulsory plain packaging of tobacco products.
Passing on lessons learned for a SunSmart generation
29 November 2012“A lot has changed over the last three decades to increase awareness about the link between the sun’s UV and skin cancer,” says Professor Brenda Wilson, Chief Executive Cancer Council SA.
SA men put on notice – Watch Your Back!
21 November 2012Cancer Council launches new skin cancer campaign aimed at getting Aussie blokes to look for changes on their skin as figures show they are at more than double the risk of dying from melanoma than their female counterparts.