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.
ARTICLES, NEWS & EVENTS
Celebrating National Volunteer Week #NVW22
National Volunteer Week (16 – 22 May 2022) is Australia’s largest annual celebration of volunteering. Volunteering brings people together; it builds communities and creates a better society for everyone. National Volunteer Week is a chance for all of us to celebrate and recognise the vital work of volunteers.
2022 Pancare scholarships and awards update
We received 12 applications from across Australia and we were delighted with the calibre of projects and researchers. Successful applicants will be announced on 1 July 2022. You can look forward to hearing about the recipients, their projects and what drives their motivation to work in upper GI cancer research.
New PBAC application supports immunotherapy treatment for oesophageal and gastro-oesophageal junction cancers
Pancare is supporting Bristol Meyers Squibb in their application to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) for the funding of Nivolumab, an immunotherapy for the treatment of oesophageal or gastro-oesophageal junction cancer under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).