Over 3,200 Australians are diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer every year. Of those, only 8% will live beyond 5 years.

The core mission of the Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation is to improve the survival rates of Pancreatic Cancer patients. We are achieving results through a strategic focus on raising awareness and investing in ground-breaking medical research to improve treatment.

We know from work with other cancers such as breast, skin and prostate, that medical research is the single most important factor impacting patient survival. Due to extensive funding, these cancers now have 5-year survival rates above 90%. It’s time to make the same improvements for Pancreatic Cancer.

The Avner Foundation is the only charity in Australia exclusively dedicated to Pancreatic Cancer. We invite you to join us on the journey to improve survival rates and the quality of life for the thousands of Australians affected by this disease every year.

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Avner Foundation grant recipient Dr Zaklina Kovacevic, DVCR Senior Research Fellowship, Senior Lecturer (Research) at the University of Sydney

Achievements

Raised over $10m for Pancreatic Cancer research
Involved in the National Strategy for Pancreatic Cancer Research
Brought together 15,000 walkers to raise funds and increase awareness
Raised the profile of Pancreatic Cancer in Australia

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Cancer researchers awarded Nobel Prize for harnessing power within

Oct 05 2018

Harnessing the power within us is emerging as a powerful weapon to fight cancer. The Avner Pancreatic Cancer Foundation is currently funding two projects that are focused on using immunotherapy against Pancreatic Cancer.

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