Australian Cancer Research Foundation – They are a unique cancer charity foundation in Australia. Their mission is to end cancer by providing world-class scientists with the equipment they need to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.
Established in 1984, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation has become a leading cancer charity foundation in Australia. In total, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation has awarded $129.2 million in cancer research grants to world-class Australian research initiatives.
Here are a few defining points of the Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF):
- ACRF funds are used to purchase state-of-the-art equipment and technologies that speed up the discovery process – ultimately working to save lives by saving time.
- They fund research into ALL types of cancer, in only the best research institutes right across Australia.
- The cancer research they fund is assessed according to the world-class standards of an esteemed scientific committee of Australian cancer researchers, including Professor Ian Frazer (co-creator of the cervical cancer vaccine and 2006 Australian of the Year).