We fund and conduct world-class research that saves lives and improves outcomes for cancer patients. 

$83 million

invested into world-class research in the past 5 years


researchers funded last year


research projects funded last year

Cervical cancer elimination

Co-led by Cancer Council Director of Research Karen Canfell, a team of international researchers have provided evidence to support the World Health Organization’s global strategy on cervical cancer elimination.

Community involvement in Research

You can help make a difference to cancer research by representing the needs and issues of people affected by cancer. This helps researchers keep in touch with what matters to people affected by cancers and helps us decide which research we should fund.

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People with cancer continue to be more isolated than ever before. While most of us can now start to get out and about again, people with cancer can't. They need to continue to take extra precautions to stay safe.

Please donate what you can to help cancer patients get to lifesaving treatment with Cancer Council's safe Transport to Treatment program.

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