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We are a private organisation, relying on the power of the community in order to provide Australia’s best cancer research teams with the technologies and facilities they need to fast-track discoveries.

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Our committee of internationally renowned cancer scientists reviews all applications for ACRF funding, to ensure only the most innovative, cutting-edge proposals receive our multi-million dollar grants at the end of every year.

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The research we fund accelerates the analysis and testing of new treatment, diagnostic and preventative measures for all types of cancer. It keeps Australian scientists at the forefront of medical research and brings us ever closer to the cures.

Cancer research in Australia

Cancer treatment to benefit from nanotechnology study

When it comes to delivering drugs, nanoparticles shaped like rods and worms are the best. For the first time, new research has…

Neil’s guitar: keep the music playing for cancer research

“In 2015 my good friend Neil Kilgour passed away from cancer. Neil was a brilliant and generous person who encouraged, inspired and…

Australian cancer researcher Professor Richard Lock

Venetoclax could target hard to treat childhood cancers

A newly approved adult leukaemia therapy called venetoclax could successfully target high-risk leukaemia subtypes in infants or children reveals an Australian study…