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Background

In Australia each year over 6,000 men and women die of prostate or breast cancer. They are the two most common invasive cancers, and fortunately the most survivable.

 

The Prostate & Breast Cancer Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for people with cancer.

OUR

PROGRAMS

CanCare’s Navigators ‘walk beside’ a person diagnosed with cancer, of any type, helping them get the support they need at the time they need it most.

Supporting research at St George Cancer Centre into innovative new targeted therapies, chemo & radio-resistance, and biomarkers that give us new ways of detecting cancer early.

MISSION

To improve the quality of life for cancer patients with priority to those

SOCIALLY

or geographically isolated

ECONOMICALLY

disadvantaged & unable to afford care

CULTURALLY

or linguistically diverse groups

OUR

VALUES

COMPASSION

Building empathy and understanding for those most in need, and in recognition of social and economic inequities.

WHOLISTIC

Delivering measured, transparent patient-centred outcomes; supporting personal growth and empowerment.

TRANSPARENT

Working with integrity, accountability and evidence-based practice.

WHO (World Health Organisation) define health as

“A state of physical, emotional and psychological well-being”

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