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February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know ovarian cancer is the eighth most common cancer in Australia? With an average of 1,720 Australians diagnosed each year, ovarian cancer is a condition that needs more awareness and attention.

Put your best foot forward!

Purchase a pair of these quirky vulva socks and 10% of proceeds will be donated to AGCF.

Looking closely at lady parts!

Did you know there are 8 gynae cancers that can affect a woman’s reproductive system?

It's all in the research!

Funded research will help prevent incredible Australian women from dying every 4 hours from a gynae cancer.

A little about us

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.

Why research into gynae cancer research is important…

Did you know there are 8 different Gynae cancers? Most people aren’t aware!

Cervical cancer is the only gynae cancer with a vaccine and screening test.

7,000 women are diagnosed with a gynae cancer in Australia each year.

Survival rates for advanced gynae cancers are alarmingly low.

Early detection and treatment significantly boost women’s survival from gynae cancers.

Thank you to Prof Hacker, Founder & Director AGCF, Dr Dane Cheasley, AGCF brilliant minds researcher, Peter Mac, and three amazing AGCF Ambassadors, Danielle & Corinne, both cancer survivors, and Amelia, a family member on her mother’s journey and death from gynae cancer.

Join us in raising awareness and making strides in gynae cancer research! 

Cervical Cancer Awareness 

Cervical Cancer impacts 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

On the frontline… An insight into endometrial cancer research

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.

Hello friends!

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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Who we are

We are the Australian Gynaecological Cancer Foundation.  The only organisation that focuses on funding laboratory research into all eight gynae cancers.

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Get in touch

Where to find us:

1/1 Jamison Street, Sydney NSW 2001

For general enquiries:

telephone: +61 2 8235 2606
email: [email protected]

Together, we’re giving women hope.

Donations of $2 or more are tax deductable in Australia.

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