The Australian Cancer Research Foundation is committed to fighting cancer by funding research, tonight investing a further $7.5 million into the search for the cures.
At the cancer charity’s annual Chairman’s Dinner in Sydney, donors, fundraisers and researchers came together to celebrate the incredible research outcomes made possible through ACRF funding.
They also acknowledged the promising future of cancer research in Australia, as the ACRF made multi-million dollar grants available to three visionary research projects.
The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, and Brisbane’s Diamantina Institute and Centre for Clinical Research all received a significant funding boost of $3.5 million and $2 million each, respectively. At these cancer research centres, the ACRF will be funding research into rare cancers, as well as facilitating world-class, targeted detection and treatment programmes.
We thank our many donors and fundraisers for their generosity throughout 2012 – we are able to continue funding research with the power to be cancer thanks to their ongoing support.
The ACRF has now awarded more than $86 million ($60 million in just the last seven years) to cancer research in Australia. Every donation dollar we receive – 100% – goes to these incredible research projects that have the power to beat cancer.
Please click here to find out more about our cancer research grants!