Dramatically improving survival and support for upper gastrointestinal cancers
We are the leading organisation inspiring hope, raising awareness, supporting families and funding research for upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. With one of the lowest survival rates out of all the major cancers, it’s our mission to improve survival and support for Australians diagnosed with pancreatic, liver, stomach, biliary and oesophageal cancers – from the point of diagnosis to treatment and beyond.
How can we help?
A cancer diagnosis can come as a terrible shock, but we’re here to help you every step of the way. Learn more about how to manage living with pancreatic, liver, stomach, biliary or oesophageal cancer.
Meet others living with upper GI cancers in a supportive environment. Our PanSupport groups discuss a range of topics, including symptom management, treatments and emotional wellbeing.
Our friendly team are dedicated specialists in upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancer care and are available to support you and your family in a variety of ways on your cancer journey.
ARTICLES, NEWS & EVENTS
Cancer and Religious Fasting
We spoke to Senior Oncology Dietitian, Lauren Atkins, and pancreatic cancer patient, Aida, for their thoughts on how to navigate religious fasting periods if you or a loved one is impacted by cancer. If you’re currently undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to talk to your treatment team or an Accredited Practicing Dietitian first.
Pancare raising awareness at a shopping centre near you
Pancare Foundation is pleased to partner with Adflex Marketing and Loyalty Promotions again this year to continue to raise greater awareness of upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers in communities across Australia. The ‘Support, Save & Win’ promotion will help provide vital funds for Pancare’s support services for patients and families impacted by these cancers, and investment into research towards earlier detection and improved treatments.
Cancer Care Collaboration across the Tasman to improve quality of life
A unique partnership between leading cancer charities in Australia and New Zealand aims to lift survival rates and improve quality of life for patients suffering from upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers. Australia’s Pancare Foundation has signed an agreement with the Gut Cancer Foundation in New Zealand to collaborate on a broad range of initiatives including co-investing in research, fundraising, sharing IP and digital assets and others, all with the aim of improving outcomes for upper GI patients.