Cancer Council is Australia’s leading cancer charity, uniting the community, providing support, investing in research that saves lives.
Together with our volunteers, supporters, stakeholders, and staff, Cancer Council NSW are committed to reducing the impact of cancer on individuals and the community, and to lessening the burden for people affected by cancer.
Despite all the challenges 2020 brought, we are so proud that we have been able to still be here for everyone affected by cancer. And it’s all thanks to the generous support of people like you, your friends, family, and colleagues.
With your help, here's what we achieved last year.
by our 13 11 20 cancer professionals, receiving information and support when they needed it most.
invested in research
funding 247 researchers across 67 projects, helping create landmark change.
by our volunteer drivers so cancer patients and carers could get to vital treatment
12 world-class cancer research projects funded
Thanks to the support from the community, Cancer Council NSW has recently awarded funding to 12 world-class cancer research projects! These eminent and emerging cancer researchers from across Australia are leading the charge towards a cancer free future by investigating new ways to diagnose and treat the disease.
Funding is awarded through an independent process with projects assessed on their scientific merit and potential impact for the community.