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Helps provides confidential support to anyone who calls Cancer Council’s
13 11 20 Information and Support line.
Helps provide a wig to a cancer patient who is undergoing treatment*
Helps connects a cancer survivor with a newly diagnosed patient for one-to-one support.
Helps provides accommodation for cancer patients, their families and carers during treatment.
Helps fund clinical trials that test ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.
The most common cancers in Australia (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) are prostate, breast, colorectal, melanoma and lung cancer.
1 in 2 Australian men and women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85.
An estimated 145,000 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in Australia this year.
In the 1980s, the cancer survival rate was less than 50%. Today, almost seven in 10 Australians will survive for at least five years after a cancer diagnosis.
61,000 Australians have been saved in the past 20 years thanks to cancer research.
* Services offered by Cancer Council vary between states and territories