Every Australian’s journey with cancer is different. 1 in 3 Australian men and 1 in 4 Australian women will be diagnosed with cancer before the age of 75. This is the reality of a world with cancer, one that ACRF and it’s supporters are working to change.
Below you’ll find the latest Australian cancer statistics. Our statistics have been compiled to inclusively represent Australians by age, gender, and the type of cancer they were diagnosed with. Continue reading to learn more about cancer and how it affects Australians just like you.
Sources: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Australian Bureau of Statistics
Access Economics report published 2003, Australian Society of Medical Research
It’s not just about the statistics. At ACRF we’re working to fund ground-breaking research projects that will save the lives of the Australians behind the numbers.
There’s many ways to get involved with ACRF and support cancer research:
Supporting ACRF means backing projects that push boundaries and blaze new trails. You’re giving scientists access to cutting-edge technology that drives innovation — ultimately saving millions of lives.
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