In Australia each year over 6,000 men and women die of prostate or breast cancer. They are the two most common invasive cancers.
The Prostate & Breast Cancer Foundation aims to improve the quality of life for patients for all types of cancer.
Our programs include:
CanCare Navigation – our Community Navigators provide one-to-one support
Research at St George Clinical School – investigation of chemo and radio resistance, biomarkers and targeted treatments
Publications and information services – community stalls and events
To improve the quality of life for cancer patients with priority to those:
Socially or geographically isolated;
Economically disadvantaged; and
Culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Compassion: Building empathy and understanding for those most in need, recognising of social and economic inequities.
Wholistic: Delivering measured, transparent patient-centred outcomes; supporting personal growth and empowerment.
Transparent: Working with integrity, accountability and evidence-based practice.