We are the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation (AGCF). That’s right, the only organisation that focuses on funding laboratory research into all 8 gynae cancers. We provide research grants to Australia’s best and brightest medical brains, so they can find new ways to screen, treat, and conquer gynae cancers.
Cervical Cancer Awareness week each year, gives us an opportunity to focus on the incidence of cervical cancer, and its impact on women world-wide. The incidence of cervical cancer in developed countries is low because of the availability of regular screening. Never-the less, there are still about 800 women diagnosed with the disease each year in Australia, the majority (70%) of whom have never been screened or are overdue for screening.
Prof Neville F Hacker AM, MD. Founder & Director, AGCF
The Australian Gynaecological Cancer Research Foundation provides grants to create new postdoctoral fellowship opportunities that support a research project, aligned to the AGCF priorities. The fellowship is designed to support an outstanding science, nursing, allied health, or medical graduate, who has completed a PhD within the last 5 years and seeks funding to undertake further research.
On this occasion, ‘Our Brilliant Minds Program’ is funding much-needed research into endometrial cancer. AGCF, in collaboration with the Mazda Foundation, is pleased to be supporting Dr Dongli Liu at the Lowy Institute, for this important research.
Put simply, we fund research, and our brilliant researchers find a cure. Together, we’re giving women hope.
We thank you for your generous contributions to AGCF research funding so far, & for raising awareness of the 8 gynae cancers with us. Your combined efforts have enabled world class research projects & brilliant minds to develop improved access to tests, detection, & treatments. You’ve given hope to women with cancer, their families and friends.
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