A HIGH rate of melanoma among Renmark residents has sparked a warning from Cancer Council SA about the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in winter.
SKIN cancer prevention and early detection were the focus of a regional awareness forum held at the Renmark Club last week in a bid to lower the region’s high diagnosis rate.
A LOCAL primary school is one of many across the state being recognised as a SunSmart Founding Member as part of National Skin Cancer Action Week this week.
THE 15th anniversary of the local Relay for Life event has raised more than $52,000 so far, with some donations still to be collected.
LOCAL Relay for Life participants have raised almost $45,000 for Cancer Council SA ahead of the annual Riverland event tomorrow
A RIVERLAND cancer survivor has encouraged locals to ‘go dry’ this July and decrease their own individual risk, while supporting those already impacted by the disease.
THE Cancer Council SA Riverland branch has added more than $1500 to its fundraising total through its morning tea held last week.
Glossop resident NANCY MURDOCK’S cockle biscuit recipe was one of just two across the nation used in host packs given to those organising AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST MORNING TEA fundraisers for the Cancer Council. Murray Pioneer journalist CELESTE NEWBERY met up with Nancy earlier this week to road test the recipe for the Taylor Group’s biggest morning tea on Wednesday.