Investment in research by organisations like Cancer Council has helped increase cancer survival rates to 69% today.
And, thanks to those who support us, Cancer Council is the largest non-government funder of cancer research in Australia.
As a charity, we need your help to be the Power behind the Flower, allowing us to continue funding 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.
Meet Australia's brightest cancer research minds
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.
Professor Joanne Aitken leads the Australian Childhood Cancer Registry, a critical Australian research tool driving major cancer research discoveries both here and overseas.