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100% of your donation to this Christmas appeal will go directly to funding Australian cancer research.

“I am dedicated to raising funds for cancer research to ensure that all families will get to spend Christmas together for years to come.”

Karen – ACRF supporter & cancer survivor

Donate before 31 December and join together with other Australians like Karen, who are taking action to end cancer. 100% of your donation to this Christmas appeal will go directly to funding Australian cancer research.

We are a unique cancer charity foundation in Australia.


Our mission is to end cancer by providing world-class scientists with the equipment they need to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.


Together we have the power to make significant breakthroughs in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Australian cancer research

Study reveals a role for micro-RNAS in cancer cell survival

A collaboration between the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and Peter Mac has shed light on how cancer cells can precisely control…

Christmas charity fundraising

Tony turns on the Christmas lights again for ACRF

Prior to settling in Australia, Christmas for our family in the UK was always celebrated in cold and wintery weather. Decorating our…

Australian cancer researche

Missing DNA fragments hold clue to predicting childhood leukaemia relapse

Australian researchers have developed a new risk scoring system for children with leukaemia based on missing DNA fragments or ‘microdeletions’. The risk…


Sun Run & Cole Classic

The Cole Classic on Manly Beach is one of the most popular and prestigious ocean swims in Australia. It takes place every…


Australian Running Festival

The Australian Running Festival is back and better than ever in 2018 on April 14-15! Located in the heart of the Parliamentary…


London Marathon

Run the world with ACRF. We currently have no places left for London Marathon 2018. If you are interested in any other…