A message of thanks 2021 from CEO, Doug Hawkins
As we approach the end of another year disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, I reflect on what has been a resounding theme for our Foundation and community – resilience in the face of adversity.
Critical new cancer research grant announced
Pancare Foundation and Cancer Australia are pleased to announce successful applicants to the 2021 round of the Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme (PdCCRS).
New grant gives hope to Australians living with rare cancer
Pancreatic and hepatobiliary surgeon, Dr Daniel Croagh has been awarded the Pancare Foundation-AGITG Cholangiocarcinoma Idea Generation Workshop Grant.
Coping with cancer during the holidays
For those impacted by cancer, experiences of the festive season can induce a range of feelings. Some people will enjoy a time of celebration, for others it may be a difficult time of stress and feelings of pressure and grief. We have put together a list of suggestions that may make the season less stressful.
Pancare Foundation Holiday Office Hours
We realise that the holidays can be a difficult time for many people, especially those impacted by an upper GI cancer. While our PanSupport team will be having a well-earned rest over the holiday period, please know that support is still available during this time for any crises or emergencies that may arise.
Recent study supports use of second line chemotherapy combined with active symptom control (ASC) for the treatment of advanced biliary tract cancer.
Patients with advanced biliary tract cancer receiving second-line FOLFOX chemotherapy and active symptom control (ASC) are more than twice as likely to be alive at 12 months compared to those on ASC alone, with a modest increase in treatment-related side effects.
Floorworld supports Pancare once again, raising awareness this November
Pancare Foundation are pleased to announce that our incredible supporters and partners, Floorworld, will once again work with Pancare to help raise awareness and much needed funds this November during Pancreatic and Stomach Cancer Awareness Month.
Pancreatic and Stomach Cancer Awareness Month
November is Pancreatic and Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. It is an important time for cancer awareness raising in Australia, with two of the nation’s low-survival cancers in the spotlight.
Implantable drug-eluting device: pancreatic cancer research update
This multidisciplinary research collaboration has brought together leaders in Cancer Biology and Therapeutics, Oncology, and Biomedical Material Science in a project that has developed a novel drug delivery device for the treatment of locally advanced, non-resectable pancreatic cancer.