Research you fund

Today, almost 7 in 10 Australians will now survive at least five years after a cancer diagnosis.

As a charity, we rely on the generosity of the community to continue to fund life-saving research into all cancers.

Thanks to generous donations from people like you, amazing advancements have been made in cancer prevention, screening and treatment.

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Childhood Leukaemia

Over decades of research, Professor Murray Norris and his team have made life-saving breakthroughs that have improved survival rates in children diagnosed with leukaemia.

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Cervical cancer

Thanks to people like you, Australia will be the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer by 2035. 

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Personalised cancer treatments

Professor Ross McKinnon is a world-renowned cancer researcher who has a very personal motivation for improving the experiences of people undergoing cancer treatment

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The team at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre have been looking at fighting cancer by using an army of immune cells that help fight infection (CAR T cells). These are taken from a patient, modified to become cancer killers, then transplanted back into the patient.

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Childhood cancer

Professor Joanne Aitken leads the Australian Childhood Cancer Registry, a critical Australian research tool driving major cancer research discoveries both here and overseas.

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