Your Impact

Cancer Council is Australia’s leading cancer charity, uniting the community, providing support and investing in research that saves lives.

Together with our volunteers, supporters, stakeholders and staff, Cancer Council NSW is committed to reducing the impact of cancer on individuals and the community, and to lessening the burden for people affected by cancer.

Despite another challenging year in 2021, 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.

Thank you.

With your help, here's what we achieved last year.


people supported

by our 13 11 20 cancer professionals, receiving information and support when they needed it most.


invested in research

funding 67 projects, helping create landmark change.


trips made

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.

Click here to find out more about these exciting research grants.

Find out more about the impact you're helping make possible.