Cancer Council Tasmania is a not-for-profit, independent organisation working to minimise the incidence and impact of cancer on all Tasmanians.
It is estimated that 1 in 2 Tasmanians will be diagnosed with cancer by age 85.
To reduce the incidence and impact of cancer in our
local community, Cancer Council Tasmania:
To reduce the incidence and impact of cancer in our local community, Cancer Council Tasmania:
Provide high quality support services for people with cancer, their families, carers and friends
Invest in cancer prevention programs that educate the community about lifestyle factors that can decrease the risk of cancer
Fund local cancer-related research projects
Provide a respected voice for the needs of people affected by cancer
Our work could not be achieved without the generosity of the Tasmanian community and support of our dedicated volunteers.
Over 90% of the organisation is funded by public donations, our fundraising activities underpin our support services, prevention programs and cancer research funding. All money that is raised and donated to our organisation stays in Tasmania to directly assist our local community. For more information visit www.cancertas.org.au