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Twilight Talks at the CentreTwilight Talks at the Centre

Wednesday, 15th October 2014

Our next Twilight Talk will be held on Wednesday, 15th October, 6.00 – 7.00pm. The topic is “Looking after yourself during treatment and in recovery – science and services”. The talk will be presented by Margaret McGee, Executive Manager of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health at the University of Adelaide. Margaret is aContinue Reading

“Mindfulness for Cancer Stress” – a new course“Mindfulness for Cancer Stress” – a new course

Commencing in October, 2014

The course is a eight (8) week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program developed by Barb Hancock and Tina Gibson to address specific issues and challenges faced by those dealing with cancer. The program follows the format established for Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy or MBCT. MBCT combines mindfulness practices with cognitive therapy to address difficult and challenging emotionalContinue Reading

Movies on Sunday Night @ The PiccadillyMovies on Sunday Night @ The Piccadilly

Sunday, 26th October 2014 at 6.00pm

The next movies are “Before I go to Sleep” starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth and Mark Strong and “The Judge” starring Robert Downey, Vera Farmiga and Robert Duval. See attached poster -  Poster Film night 26 Oct 2014 Before I go to Sleep and The Judge 2 To be shown on Sunday, 26th October 2014 at 6.00pm. One nightContinue Reading

Dr Ian Gawler Wellness WorkshopDr Ian Gawler Wellness Workshop

Wednesday, 17th September

Bookings are now being taken for this informative workshop with Dr Ian Gawler.

SALA at Cancer Care Centre during AugustSALA at Cancer Care Centre during August

Five clients who have been participants of the ‘Balance through Art’ course at the Centre are part of SALA this coming August. Their exhibition, entitled “Healthy Inspirations” showcases some of the work they have produced during the year. Please come into the centre during August to take a look at their creativity.

Cancer Care Centre Annual DinnerCancer Care Centre Annual Dinner

Wednesday, 17th September, 6.30 - 10.00pm

Cancer Care Centre’s Annual Dinner will be held again at the Morphettville Junction on Anzac Highway.

“The Heart and Science of Health, Healing and the Mind”“The Heart and Science of Health, Healing and the Mind”

A workshop with Dr Ian Gawler, Wednesday 17th September

Dr Ian Gawler will be presenting a full day workshop at the Unley Town Hall on Wednesday, 17th September on behalf of the Cancer Care Centre. Bookings are now open and seating is limited so please arrange your booking if you wish to attend. Tickets can be purchased directly from the Cancer Care Centre. Alternatively,Continue Reading

Physiotherapy Pilates Proactive and the Cancer Care CentrePhysiotherapy Pilates Proactive and the Cancer Care Centre

Every new referral to Physiotherapy Pilates Proactive is rewarded via their "Pay it Forward" program by way of a donation to the CCC

Physiotherapy Pilates Proactive is in the Pink Physiotherapy Pilates Proactive is one of the first SA practices to offer its clients the unique Pink Pilates program, which was developed in New Zealand and is especially designed to improve quality of life, wellbeing and overall health of individuals undergoing and recovering from treatment for cancer throughContinue Reading

Plant Based Cooking – a recipe book by Di CorneliusPlant Based Cooking – a recipe book by Di Cornelius

Now available from the Cancer Care Centre

Our former ‘Plant-based Cooking’ course chef, Di Cornelius, decided write a book on her favourite recipies for Cancer Care Centre in her retirement .

Oscar Vital Max DA 900 Juicing MachineOscar Vital Max DA 900 Juicing Machine

Now available from the Cancer Care Centre

Oscar Vital Max DA 900 is the premiere juice extractor for both soft and hard Fruit and Vegetables. It extracts the maximum juice from celery, carrots, peppers, radishes, cabbage, kale, in fact all vegetables including leafy greens such as parsley and spinach, all without destroying the vital enzymes. Whether taking care of your own health, orContinue Reading

Become a “Friend of Cancer Care Centre”Become a “Friend of Cancer Care Centre”

Join a unique group of individuals highly committed to supporting our cancer patients & their families.

You may have never thought to be a member of the Cancer Care Centre but you can become a “Friend of Cancer Care Centre”. Friends proudly support the complementary support services of the Cancer Care Centre, spreading good news, becoming involved in social activities & participating in fund raising projects. Your involvement will continue to support and provide services for thoseContinue Reading

Happy Pink DayHappy Pink Day

Hairhouse Warehouse Harbourtown fundraising events raised $10,000 for the Centre

Cancer Care Centre client Llara Loveday created fundraising events with Hairhouse Warehouse Harbourtown and raised $10,000 for the Centre.

Give A Gift CertificateGive A Gift Certificate

Available from the Cancer Care Centre

Why not give a Cancer Care Centre Gift Certificate to a loved one for a special occasion? The Certificates enables the holder to have a one hour therapy of their choice and are priced as follows. Members – $40, Organisation Members – $60, Non-Members $85 Call in to the Cancer Care Centre to collect or phoneContinue Reading

Chloe and Mandy raise over $33,500!Chloe and Mandy raise over $33,500!

Just an amazing effort

Chloe and Mandy of THE BASIN HAIRCUTTERS, 104 Goodwood Road, Goodwood have raised over $33,500 for the Cancer Care Centre. This is a hugh act of unselfish effort as the original target was $10,000. The generosity of these ladies, their friends, clients and acquaintances in contributing more than $33,500 has everyone at the Centre inContinue Reading

St Andrew’s Hospital and Cancer Care CentreSt Andrew’s Hospital and Cancer Care Centre

Together supporting cancer patients

Discussion and planning are underway between St Andrew’s Hospital and Cancer Care Centre with the objective of developing a closer relationship which will benefit the Hospital’s cancer patients.

Therapists at the Cancer Care CentreTherapists at the Cancer Care Centre

Our Therapists for 2014

Our Therapists are as follows at the Cancer Care Centre in 2014. Trudi Cain (Remedial Massage) – 1st & 3rd Monday afternoons of each month, 1.30pm & 2.45pm. Ryan Moore (Cranio Sacral,Myofascial,Relaxation,Remedial) – Monday mornings, 9.30am,10.45am,12 noon. Reiko Fujiike (Reflexology, Reiki) – 2nd and 4th Monday afternoons of each month, 1.30pm & 2.45pm, note 30 minutes appointments.Continue Reading

Support groupsSupport groups

Meets 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 2.00-3.00pm

We are aiming to commence a new Carer’s Group and a Patients’ Support Group soon.

Membership on-line paymentsMembership on-line payments

It is easy to become a member, just tab Membership and follow the directions

Membership payments/renewals are available on-line. Simply tab Membership, then select your appropriate payment – Individual/Joint, Concessional, Organisation or the Healthy Living Magazine. Paypal account payments are available, together with Visa or Mastercard Credit card payments. It is easy to become a member!

State Governor acknowledges Volunteer Don CaddyState Governor acknowledges Volunteer Don Caddy

A very significant milestone was celebrated on 24th July 2013 to mark 27 years volunteering at the Cancer Care Centre by Don Caddy.

A function was held on 24th July to mark Don’s milestone of 27 years volunteering at the Cancer Care Centre. In October 1985 a group of medical professionals together with people with cancer and their carers met and shared a vision to develop a Wellbeing centre for South Australia. Don Caddy was one of thisContinue Reading

Water PurifiersWater Purifiers

Add purity and elegance to your kitchen today

Purifiers (Aust) Pty Ltd will provide their Seagull IV water purification system to Cancer Care Centre members at a discounted price.