Dear mum, I am so grateful that advancements in

cancer research gave you more time with us.

When you donate during Women’s Cancer Month, you give families like Michael’s more precious memories to share.

Women's Appeal Michaels Family

"Our entire family could not have been more shocked when you were diagnosed with lung cancer - we had no explanation for this. At 63 years old, you were supposed to be enjoying a well-earned break during retirement, not facing this awful disease.”

Michael - ACRF Supporter

Please donate by 31 October 2018 to support research during Women’s Cancer Month.


Together we can accelerate significant breakthroughs in cancer diagnosis and treatment by providing world-class scientists with the equipment they need to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

  • Your donations help us arm the brightest brains on earth with the tools they need to better understand, diagnose and treat cancer.

  • Using an automated cell separator, scientists can spot tumour cells hiding among normal ones, discovering what makes them different and how to eradicate them.

  • With an automated cell counter, scientists can sort through millions of cells in a second, figuring out which new treatments work

  • A mass spectrometer shows scientists the difference in fat and sugar levels between cancerous and normal cells, helping to better treat patients.

  • Help equip the brightest minds on the planet with the tools they need to outsmart cancer for good.

    Donate now

Cancer has become the number one
cause of death

1 in 3 Australian men will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75.

Cancer is the leading cause of death of children by disease.

1 in 4 Australian women will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75.


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There are so many ways you can get involved and support ACRF in our mission to outsmart cancer.

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