Your donation helps to accelerate cancer research in Australia

“You never forget your first love. My first love changed my life.”

“Cancer research has come a long way since I lost my first love, Scott, to cancer 13 years ago but to end cancer we need your help. I don’t want anyone else to experience the pain that Scott endured and the heartache felt by all his loved ones when we lost him.”

“This is why I support ACRF…”

Thanks to the generosity of our many supporters, we are able to award high-impact grants, allowing Australia’s best scientists to embark on ground-breaking research projects.

Leanne wouldn’t be who she is without Scott, and cancer research wouldn’t be where it is today without you. When you donate to ACRF you join other Australian’s like Leanne, who are taking action to end cancer.

Major cancer research discoveries are made possible by people like you.

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

Breast cancer cells

Gene discovery to help breast cancer patients

Cancer researchers at QIMR Berghofer have discovered a set of genes that could be used to predict the survival of breast cancer…

Researcher Dr Rodrigo Vazquez Lombardi

Interleukin-2 immunotherapy improved

Researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have been exploring ways to make interleukin-2 (IL-2) immunotherapy less toxic and more effective against…

Supporting cancer research in Australia

New ACRF research centre targets early detection of lung cancer

The ACRF Centre for Lung Cancer Early Detection has been officially launched today at The University of Queensland’s Thoracic Research Centre at…


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Hyde Park

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Sunshine Coast Marathon

Alexandra Headland

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