Your Impact

Thank you for committing to #ROCKTHECHOP and creating change in our community!

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 Facts

  • 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.

Our Impact

  • 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

We are serious about reducing your risk of cancer.

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