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Cherington House Garden Opening DayCherington House Garden Opening Day

Cherington House Therapeutic Garden Open Day (with Special Guest Sophie Thomson) After many hours of work and dedication, we are proud to announce the formal opening of our community garden! Many thanks go to the City of Mitcham for their Community Grant, and to Diana Bickford and her wonderful team of volunteers who have beenContinue Reading


Dear Valued Member of the Cancer Care Centre Community, The Cancer Care Centre Board have an important announcement to share in that The Cancer Care Centre Inc is about to move from our beautiful premises at Edmund Avenue. The City of Unley has given us notice to vacate our premises by the end of OctoberContinue Reading

Centre Reopening NewsCentre Reopening News

MASSAGE NOW AVAILABLE FOR BOOKINGS Dear Members, I am happy to announce that our Centre will be reopening to our normal working hours (Mon-Fri, 9:30am-4pm) on Tuesday the 9th June. There are still limitations on the number of people we can have in a group. This will affect support groups, meditation classes, and workshops. TheContinue Reading

Evening MeditationsEvening Meditations

Weekly, Tuesday evenings

Dharmamodini (Sanskrit for “she who rejoices in the Dharma”, that is, the Buddha’s teachings) is an ordained Buddhist who has been practising meditation and mindfulness for over twenty years and teaching these ways of living for ten years. She is also in her seventh year of facilitating the Meditation Group at CCC on Wednesday mornings.Continue Reading

Biography ServiceBiography Service

The Cancer Care Centre is in the process of establishing a Biography Program for its members … we are looking for registrations of interest. Nationally, many hospitals and healthcare providers offer biography services to their patients/clients as it is widely believed that the process of the telling of a life story improves psychological and spiritualContinue Reading

Introducing Karen AdesIntroducing Karen Ades

New Acupuncturist – Karen Ades We would like to welcome Karen to our Cancer Care Centre team, Karen has been practising Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine for 18 years. Karen obtained her degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and then practised and lived in Sydney until her return to Adelaide in 2017. Her clinical experienceContinue Reading

I’m In The Pink Fundraiser – CANCELLEDI’m In The Pink Fundraiser – CANCELLED

FUNDRAISER CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS Twenty-five years ago Antonietta Zanon came to the Cancer Care Centre for support whilst going through Breast Cancer treatment. To commemorate her 25 years of being Cancer free Anoinietta wanted to give back to the Centre and is the driving force of this fundraiser! Together we have planned aContinue Reading

Cancer Care Centre – Its Business As Usual!Cancer Care Centre – Its Business As Usual!

As you may have seen, the Cancer Care Centre was featured in a story on the ABC News on Tuesday 11th February 2020. The story was introduced as Australian charities were seeing a major decline in their funds due to generous donations made to those affected by Australia’s recent bushfires. In particular the report discussContinue Reading

Research Project Participants RequiredResearch Project Participants Required

School of Psychology, Social Work & Social Policy University of South Australia is conducting a Research Project. What is this project about? “A mobile app to alleviate psychological distress in cancer carers” If you care for someone with cancer, the researchers are interested in what you think about a new mobile phone app designed toContinue Reading

Cancer Care Centre Book ExchangeCancer Care Centre Book Exchange

Did you know the Cancer Care Centre has a great library and is now offering Book Exchange? If you have any books relating to cancer that you are no longer using, or if you would like to take your pick of the selection that we have…Please do so for FREE!!   Contact our friendly staffContinue 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

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

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 tap 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.

Speakers AvailableSpeakers Available

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