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Shining Through Photographic FundraiserShining Through Photographic Fundraiser

SHINING THROUGH is Cancer Care Centre’s upcoming photographic fundraiser celebrating the inner strength, courage and spirit of people touched by cancer. Beautifully photographed black and white portraits will capture each individual’s inner strength that shines through when fighting cancer. If you have had cancer, or have been personally affected by a cancer diagnosis, we wouldContinue Reading

Join us on a Bike Ride from Cambodia to VietnamJoin us on a Bike Ride from Cambodia to Vietnam

Would you like to be part of an amazing adventure and at the same time raise funds to support Cancer Care Centre to provide services for people with cancer and their families? You may choose to ride with friends, ride on behalf of someone travelling the cancer journey or in memory of a loved one.Continue Reading

Twilight Talks at the CentreTwilight Talks at the Centre

An informative session held monthly on Tuesday evenings. Next Twilight Talk: Tuesday 8 March Topic: Paul Kern (Naturopath) will talk about keeping well during Chemo and Radiation treatment. This is a repeat of the well received talk that Paul gave in 2014. All new members and those that missed out last time are encouraged toContinue Reading

Become a Cancer Care ChampionBecome a Cancer Care Champion

Your Monthly Donation will make you a Cancer Care Champion. Cancer Care Champions: Proudly support the work of Cancer Care Centre Advocate for the Centre within their community Support exclusive, tailored courses to educate and empower the individual Include Cancer Care Centre as a charity of choice in their workplace Support members and their familiesContinue Reading

Lymphatic Drainage Massage now at the CentreLymphatic Drainage Massage now at the Centre

Lymphatic Massage is now being offered at the Centre Massage is a popular way to help the body relax and return to a state of ease. There are many different types of massage, for different therapeutic benefits. Lymphatic stimulation massage helps to stimulate a normal-but-sluggish lymphatic system, aiding in injury recovery and detoxification. Manual lymphaticContinue Reading

Cancer Care Centre Annual Report 2014Cancer Care Centre Annual Report 2014

Cancer Care Centre Annual Report 2014 [PDF: 650kb]

Upcoming Movie fundraiser for Cancer Care Centre @ Mitcham Cinema, 119 Belair Rd, Torrens ParkUpcoming Movie fundraiser for Cancer Care Centre @ Mitcham Cinema, 119 Belair Rd, Torrens Park

Note - change of venue

We are showing one movie in February, “The Lady in the Van” starring the wonderful Maggie Smith in the title role. To be shown on Sunday, 14 February at 6.00pm. NOTE – we are trialing one movie for this showing. Patrons receive a free raffle ticket – prize drawn the night. One night only! TicketsContinue Reading

Aromatherapy – Back to the Future?Aromatherapy – Back to the Future?

As with many traditional medicines the use of essential oils had fallen by the wayside, while medicine pursued the exciting new promise of pharmaceutical drugs. Despite the fact that many of these drugs are plant based essential oils were put in the “warm fuzzy but ineffectual” basket.

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 .

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 entitles the holder to: two (2) therapies of their choice (for current financial members and their immediate family) or one (1) one hour therapy of their choice (for non-members or extended family members) All gift certificates areContinue Reading

Prostate Cancer growth slowed – a breakthrough?Prostate Cancer growth slowed – a breakthrough?

New method of slowing Prostate Cancer growth

Scientists have discovered a new way of slowing the growth of prostate cancer. Experiments have successfully targeted the activity of non-cancerous cells that encourage the tumour to grow. By changing the way these “fibroblast” cells behave, scientists were able to slow down the growth of cancer in mice. Experts say it could form the basisContinue 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 2015

Our Therapists are as follows at the Cancer Care Centre in 2015. Trudi Cain (Massage – Remedial) – Monday afternoons (fortnightly) Ryan Moore (Massage – Cranio Sacral,Myofascial,Relaxation,Remedial) – Monday mornings Angela Hart (Reiki) – Monday afternoons (fortnightly) Judy Valero (Massage – Oncology,Lymphodema, Bowen,Relaxation, Remedial, EFT) – Tuesday mornings (fortnightly) Anne Marie Halligan (Massage – Oncology,CranioContinue Reading

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!

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.

Let us be judges of our own wellbeing – an article by Grant CameronLet us be judges of our own wellbeing – an article by Grant Cameron

Science doesn’t have all the answers, and health treatment shouldn’t be an either/or choice, writes Grant Cameron.

Speakers AvailableSpeakers Available

Are you a member of a group or organization that will be interested in hearing about Cancer Care Centre and complementary care?

Men’s Support GroupMen’s Support Group

First and third Tuesday of the month

This group provides an opportunity for men to share their experiences, knowledge and feelings with others who are ‘in the same boat’ (or a similar one).