Find out the latest news, breaking research, campaign updates and media releases from Cure Cancer Australia
Cancer Research Awareness Week
Cancer Research Awareness Week runs from Monday 29 May - Sunday 04 June and aims to shine a light on our incredible researchers at the forefront of finding a cure for cancer.
Cure Cancer Australia invests in Australia’s brightest early career researchers working across all cancer types and all areas of cancer research.click
2017 Research Symposium Program
The Research Symposium is an important platform for our early-career researchers to present their innovative ideas and approaches to improving the prevention, detection and treatment of all cancers.click
Prof Roger Reddel wins medical research ...
Congratulations to Professor Roger Reddel on winning the Neil Hamilton Fairley Medal from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.click
Margaret-Anne Hayes, Fundraising Champio...
Margaret-Anne not only has been fundraising for the past 10 years, raising $231,0000, at 77 she is the oldest person to jump out of a plane at 15,000 feet; not once, but twice!click
Newly Developed Breast 'organoid' system...
Cure Cancer Australia alumni are involved in a newly developed breast 'organoid' system helping to improve cancer treatments.click
Uncovering pancreatic cancer’s genetic...
Dr Darren Saunders, a 2004 Cure Cancer Australia Alumni, with his team from UNSW have discovered that pancreatic tumours use unique genetic solutions to drive their growth, providing a new target to test tumour sensitivity to drugs.click
Our New 2017 Researchers
Cure Cancer Australia congratulates to all of our new 2017 research grant recipients
Cure Cancer Australia Launch 'Summer of ...
Cure Cancer Australia officially launched its ‘Summer of BARBECUREs’ – a national fundraising initiative, encouraging all Australians to host a BARBECURE to raise vital funds for life-saving cancer research – at Parliament House in Canberra.click
Cure Cancer Australia launch ‘Summer o...
Australian politicians including The Hon Tony Abbott MP, The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Senator The Hon Zed Seselja and BARBECURE ambassador The Hon Barnaby Joyce MP joined forces to show bipartisan supportclick
Cure Cancer Australia announces new Chai...
Cure Cancer Australia has announced the appointment of Executive Chairman of L Catterton (LVMH) Australia, Philip Corne, as its new Chairman.click
Prof Richard Payne - Malcom McIntosh Pri...
Professor Richard Payne from The University of Sydney has been awarded the 2016 Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year.click
Cure Cancer Australia Strengthens Board ...
The appointment of two senior marketing and communications executives to the Board of Directors signals a fresh push to drive awareness of Early-Career Research funding initiatives.click
The funding landscape for early career r...
Learn about the funding landscape that an early-career researchers faces when they decide to become a cancer researcher.click
Dawn Schaffer and Team Dawn Raise $32,00...
Dawn Schaffer and Team Dawn are taking part in this year’s Sun-Herald City2Surf and have raised over $32,000 for cancer research. Read her story here.click
Unlocking The Potential to Treat Pancrea...
Australian cancer researchers have developed a promising technology to deliver gene-silencing drugs to treat pancreatic cancer – one of the deadliest cancers.click
Paul Hogan AM joins as an ambassador for...
Sydney, 19th June, 2016: Actor and comedian, Paul Hogan AM, was today announced as an ambassador for Cure Cancer Australia.click
Monthly Researcher Spotlight
The aim of our monthly Research Spotlight is to highlight the important work of our current and past researchers in the fight against cancer.
They will highlight new ideas and approaches to cancer research that are being investigated.click
Australia's Best and Brightest cancer re...
Australia is losing its best and brightest young researchers overseas because of a lack of government and private funding for cancer research, according to Assoc Prof Clare Scott, Head of the Research Committee for Cure Cancer Australia.
Cure Cancer Australia launches BarbeCURE...
Sydney, 04 April 2016: Cure Cancer Australia has secured significant in-kind and financial support from advertisers and media for the launch of its inaugural national BarbeCURE fundraising campaign. BarbeCURE is encouraging Australians to raise funds for cancer research by holding a barbecue during April.click
BarbeCURE: You don’t have to be a scie...
Australians are being urged to turn their next barbecue into a BarbeCURE to help raise funds for life-saving cancer research.click
2015 Cure Cancer Australia Researcher of...
Cure Cancer Australia 2015 Researcher of the Year, Dr Jason Wong publishes exciting results.
UNSW medical scientists have discovered that DNA repair is compromised at important regions of our genome, shedding new light on the human body's capacity to repair DNA damage.
Cure Cancer Australia supports 17 emergi...
Today Cure Cancer Australia announced the names of the 17 emerging researchers who will be funded in 2016.click
An Intimate Evening with Award-winning A...
11 November 2015
On Wednesday, 11 November 2015, Cure Cancer Australia through the Cure Cancer Collaboration hosted an intimate and exclusive event at NandaHobbs Contemporary, highlighting the work of Award-winning artist and melanoma survivor Matthew Quick.click
#ICanHelp Social Media Campaign
19 October 2015
Cure Cancer Australia is excited to announce the launch of their social media campaign #ICanHelp.
Developed as a partnership between Cure Cancer Australia and students from the Whitehouse Institute of Design, the campaign will run until 1st December 2015.click
World Lymphoma Awareness Day
15 September 2015
Q&A with Dr Stephen Mattarollo. Dr Mattarollo received a funding grant from Cure Cancer Australia this year to focus on lymphoma and the rapidly evolving field of immunotherapy.click
Lyndey Milan OAM announced as Cure Cance...
04 September 2015
We are thrilled to announce that Lyndey Milan OAM, a long-time supporter of Cure Cancer Australia, is Ambassador for the Cure Cancer Collaboration.click
World’s Best BYO Celebrates La Dolce V...
26 August 2015
On Wednesday 26 August 2015, Sydneysiders raised their very best glass and reached for their chequebooks to support vital cancer research at the annual World’s Best BYO, hosted by MasterChef’s Matt Preston.click
Fight On The Beaches Raises $200,000 for...
27 July 2015
The Fight on the Beaches Christmas in July Charity ball was held on 17 July at the Miramare Gardens in Terrey Hills, Sydney, and has raised over $200,000 for Cure Cancer Australia.click
Floyd Larsen appointed CEO of Cure Cance...
29 June 2015
Floyd Larsen has been newly-appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Cure Cancer Australia Foundation. Her driving vision for the foundation is to increase its presence as Australia’s primary funder of emerging researchers across all cancers.click
Kelly Evans joins Fight on the Beaches i...
04 June 2015
Kelly Evans has joined fundraising group ‘Fight on the Beaches’ to help raise funds for cancer research. Kelly's daughter Neve passed away from leukaemia seven months ago.click
National Myeloma Day
20 May 2015
Q&A with Dr Andrew Hutchinson from the University of Technology, Sydney. Dr Hutchinson was funded by Cure Cancer in 2013 and is studying myeloma with the hope of finding a cure.click
Cancer researcher says thank you...
13 May 2015
Not many people associate cancer researchers with half-marathon runners, but Vibeke Catts is both! Vibeke is a cancer researcher at the University of New South Wales, who received a highly sought-after funding grant from Cure Cancer.click
World Ovarian Cancer Day
8 May 2015
Today is World Ovarian Cancer Day and we would like to take this opportunity to share a video of one of our 2013 researchers, Emily Colvin, who studies ovarian cancer.click
Craft Beer Event
02 April 2015
Cure Cancer, James Squire and The Beer Pilgrim are holding beer-degustation fundraising events in April to raise much needed funds for cancer research.click
Cure Cancer announces rebrand
23 March 2015
Cure Cancer today announced a new brand identity, including the roll-out of a new logo, signet, website and corporate video.click
Cure Cancer directs $1.7 million to new ...
27 Jan 2015
Cure Cancer continues to make a significant contribution to the cancer research sector by funding 1.7m to 17 promising research projects in 2015.click
Read about our research projects and find out what our fundraisers and supporters and have been doing.click