About The Pancare Foundation

As the only charity of its kind in Australia, the Pancare Foundation supports world-leading research and delivers programs designed to address individual and changing patient needs, from the point of diagnosis through to recovery and bereavement.

The Pancare Foundation works across three main areas:

Patient Support:
Providing holistic & individualised support to those affected by pancreatic, liver, biliary, oesophageal and stomach cancers; from the point of diagnosis through to recovery and bereavement.

Innovative, World-Leading Research:
Pancare supports expert research in pancreatic, liver, biliary, oesophageal and stomach cancers to increase survival and wellbeing.

Advocacy & Collaboration:
Working with government as well as key community organisations to advocate action and put a lasting spotlight on pancreatic, liver, biliary, oesophageal and stomach cancers.

The Pancare Foundation is a member of the Australian Pancreatic Cancer Alliance –  a collaborative voice raising awareness of pancreatic cancer in Australia with a long-term view of increasing donor funds to support research. Members of the Pancreatic Cancer Alliance currently include (in alphabetical order): Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation; Cancer Australia; Garvan Institute of Medical Research; GI Cancer Institute; Karen Livingstone;  Patron – Tracey Spicer, and #PurpleOurWorld.

Pancare Foundation is also a member of the World Pancreatic Cancer Coalition (WPCC). The mission of the WPCC is to drive transformational change across the globe for people affected by pancreatic cancer. This will be achieved through global collaboration of more than 50 organisations, working together to raise awareness of this insidious disease.