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
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.
Meet our specialist cancer care nurses
Pancare’s team of specialist cancer care nurses is growing, thanks to generous donations from our community fundraisers and major donors. Specialist cancer care nurses are experienced oncology nurses who provide evidence-based information regarding diagnosis, treatment, symptom management and wellbeing. They will empower you to work with your healthcare team to make informed choices about the treatment and management of your upper GI cancer.