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  • The Daffodil Edition

    Read our latest stories of your support. See below for selective stories or download the full edition of The Daffodil.

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    • Rocking the chop for a cancer free future
      22 May 2020

      In just the first week of signing up to Ponytail Project, Ava raised an incredible $876. Funds that will go a long way in supporting South Australians impacted by cancer.

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    • Sarah and Mitch get physical and Do It For Cancer
      22 May 2020

      This month, Sarah and Mitch took on the ultimate fitness challenge, committing to cycle 1,000kms throughout the month—that’s 33km a day—to raise funds for those impacted by a cancer diagnosis, just like Mitch’s mum Leanne.

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    • Melanie and Kym’s 7th annual cuppa for a cause moves online
      22 May 2020

      With the help of video chat app Zoom, and a busy few days of preparing, Melanie and Kym successfully brought the virtual event to life for their 22 online guests.

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    • Catch up on our Researcher Showcase event series
      09 April 2020

      A huge thank you to our event MC Keith Conlon and our dedicated panel of researchers, and to everyone who attended on the night or made a donation.

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    • South Australians continue to count on Cancer Council 13 11 20
      09 April 2020

      This is a challenging time for everyone—but especially so for South Australians impacted by cancer.

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    • Keep your health and cancer risk in mind during COVID-19
      09 April 2020

      If you are finding it hard to know how to keep your activity up without your usual routine, you’re not alone. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips for you.

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    • Elvis has left the building—to transport our lodge guests to their treatments
      09 April 2020

      While we may be able to stay at home, patients needing cancer treatment have no such option. And we are committed to getting them there.

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    • Answers to your cancer questions
      10 February 2020

      Finding reliable information and the right kinds of support can help enormously. Thanks to your ongoing generosity, our 13 11 20 phone lines continue to stay open.

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    • The 20 year movement of a purple army
      10 February 2020

      For two decades, Relay For Life has given South Australians a unique and special way to celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer—with events held right across the state and throughout the year.

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    • Researcher Profile - February 2020
      10 February 2020

      Associate Professor Gregory’s research aims to discover new strategies to detect and treat therapy-resistant metastatic prostate cancer and identify factors that cause specific breast cancer cells to gain aggressive properties.

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    • What's in your lunchbox?
      10 February 2020

      Do you know the impact a good and balanced diet can have? By eating a diet full of healthy foods and teaming it with being physically active every day and maintaining a healthy body weight, you can lower your risk of cancer.

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    • Beech boys ride 220 kms in memory of mum, Tammy
      10 February 2020

      Last year 17 year old Kylan Beech came up with the idea to ride 220kms from Adelaide to the Riverland with his brothers and raise funds for Cancer Council SA. His motivation was his mum, Tammy, who was diagnosed with lung cancer and passed away a few years ago.

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    • Be a part of Daffodil Day
      08 July 2019

      The Daffodil Day Appeal is happening again this August, culminating on Daffodil Day, 23 August. Learn about how you can donate, get involved, or attend a VIP Researcher Showcase event to meet the researchers that you help to support through your donations.

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    • Researcher profile - July 2019
      08 July 2019

      Cancer Council-funded researcher Dr Tessa Gargett’s current work is investigating how the body’s immune system can be enhanced to attack and kill cancer cells more effectively. Her early trials with melanoma patients show that around 40 per cent of tumours are eliminated completely.

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    • Life after cancer
      08 July 2019

      Most people think that life after cancer would be something to smile about—but the cancer journey doesn’t always end when treatment does. Read about how to deal with emotions, fears, health, finances and more.

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    • The facts on fibre
      08 July 2019

      Have you considered how your daily fibre intake can actually impact your risk of bowel cancer? Hear from Cancer Council SA’s Nat von Bertouch about why fibre is so important, and find a great high-fibre salad recipe that’s sure to be a family favourite.

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    • A cuppa for a cause
      08 July 2019

      This year’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea raised over $1 million in South Australia alone for cancer research, prevention and support services, thanks to the hard work of 2,800 hero hosts in homes, communities and workplaces across the state. An incredible effort!

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    • Hayley's update
      08 July 2019

      Remember six-year-old Hayley from our recent Christmas Appeal? After enduring toxic chemotherapy to attack the soft-tissue cancer growing in her nasal cavity, we’re overjoyed to share that Hayley is now back to being her cheeky and smiley self—all thanks to your generous support.

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  • Aboriginal Quitline

    Aboriginal Quitline

    The Aboriginal Quitline Team are available to help you give up the smokes for good. Yarn with an Aboriginal Quitline Counsellor today on 13 78 48. Call us to get in touch, or we can call you.

  • Cut Your Risk

    Cut Your Risk

    June is Bowel Cancer Month, a great time to make simple lifestyle changes that can help you reduce your bowel cancer risk and improve your general health and wellbeing.

  • Do you have a cancer question?

    Do you have a cancer question?

    Cancer causes questions. Call us for the answers.

  • Fundraising Events

    Fundraising Events

    We have a wide range of exciting events that give you the opportunity to support our vision of a cancer free future in a fun, easy yet symbolic way.

  • Support 13 11 20

    Support 13 11 20

    Hear from Sam about how 13 11 20 has supported her and her two young boys through a terminal cancer diagnosis.

  • Volunteer with us!

    Volunteer with us!

    Register today to help us support people affected by cancer. Together, we’re making the difference.