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Advocating for upper GI cancers: oesophageal and gastric cancer update
An important part of Pancare supporting patients with upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers is advocating for better treatment and unmet needs.
$20 million funding boost gives new hope for Australians impacted by pancreatic cancer
Pancare Foundation welcomes the Australian Government’s delivery of the Pancreatic Cancer Roadmap and the commitment of $20.3 million to support improved outcomes and survival for Australians affected by pancreatic cancer.
Creon Supply Issues
The companies who are responsible for suppling medicines in Australia do their best to maintain medicine supply. On occasion there may be issues with Creon® supply. Here are some tips about how you can get Creon® for yourself or a loved one when supplies are low.
Trek for Hope reaches new heights
On the 11th of February, after overcoming COVID related delays, a band of 12 adventurous souls, set out on a once-in-a-lifetime trek through the spectacular surrounds of Tasmania’s iconic Cradle Mountain. Although they began the adventure as strangers, they ended the trip as wonderful friends who had shared an incredible experience that brought each of them a profound sense of accomplishment and solidarity and in doing so, managed to raise nearly $80,000 for Pancare Foundation.
Biliary cancer awareness campaign success
Biliary cancer awareness campaign leads to increase in patients receiving support from Pancare Foundation. To help raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of biliary cancer and the overall state of biliary cancer in Australia, Pancare identified the month of February, global Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer awareness month, as an opportunity to begin its National Awareness Campaign for Biliary Cancer.
2022 Pancare scholarship opportunities launch today
Pancare is pleased to announce that its 2022 Pancare Scholarships & Awards opportunities launch today, with two scholarship opportunities on offer.
Pancare Foundation launches initiatives to help people diagnosed with rare biliary cancer
Biliary cancer patients Jareen Summerhill, 40, and David Meagher,57, are sharing their stories to raise awareness, and more funding for research and clinical trials, as Pancare launches initiatives to help people diagnosed with rare biliary cancer.
PETS AND CANCER
Living with pets when living with cancer. For many people, pets feel like a part of the family. After a cancer diagnosis, pets can offer many benefits. There are some things to keep in mind when it comes to your pets during treatment.
Pancare Foundation Annual Review 2021
Pancare Foundation is proud to publish our Annual Review, highlighting our achievements of the 2020/21 financial year. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic presenting us with additional challenges, there is much to be proud of as we continue to accelerate change for upper gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.