Your Impact

Research you fund

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

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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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Karen Canfell

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

Dr Madelé van Dyk is leading an Australian first research project aimed at perfecting personalised treatments for cancer patients.

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Immunotherapy

Associate Professor Alexander Swarbrick and his team aim to develop new immunotherapy strategies for metastatic breast cancer, thereby reducing the mortality of this disease. 

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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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