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Getting back to a healthy lifestyle after cancer is one of the most important things you can do for your health, and the Healthy Living after Cancer program aims to support you to do that over 12 weeks.

What does the Healthy Living after Cancer program offer?

Cancer Council SA will work with you to make healthy lifestyle changes by setting goals for physical activity, healthy eating and emotional wellbeing, providing support, tips and motivation along the way. Cancer Council SA’s Healthy Living after Cancer program is available to people over 18 who have completed active cancer treatment, or for people diagnosed with certain cancer types requiring long term treatment providing they feel well and able to physically participate. A carer, partner or family member is also welcome to attend.

What can I expect from doing this program?

  • Four workshops on:
    – Physical activity
    – Healthy eating
    – Emotional wellbeing
    – Staying on track
    delivered by qualified health professionals.
  • Telephone coaching to provide support in setting goals and motivation.
  • Connection with peers providing opportunity to discuss and share ideas about how to adjust to life after cancer.

How do I get started?

For more information about the Healthy Living after Cancer program or to register, call Cancer Council SA on 13 11 20 and ask about the program, email cancersa.org.au/ask-anurse or visit cancersa.org.au to chat online.

Further information and support

Cancer Council 13 11 20 Monday to Friday, 8.30 am – 5.30 pm, email or chat online (click the “CHAT” icon at the bottom right of page).

Healthy Living after Cancer brochure

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Healthy Living after Cancer poster

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“It has been so uplifting to reach my goals! I’ve taken these things into my control and know that my whole family is benefitting also from a balanced and nutritious diet, as well as a lowered grocery bill.” — Helen, Healthy Living after Cancer participant

“It’s amazing to see the difference in many participants who report feeling physically re-energised and better able to deal with the emotional effects of their illness.” — Polly, Cancer Council SA nurse