Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 18

Branching Out Newsletter 18

CEO Update

It has been an amazing year for me and I send my thanks to you all for the support, feedback and commitment that you have all shown. It makes all of our work possible and on behalf of the team at the Sydney Branch, I thank you.
We have commenced financial assistance to those who have sought support and do not have a branch in their town. Thanks to the Tax appeal this has been possible. We are now hoping for donations from our Christmas appeal to continue the good work…  Read more


Compared to those in metropolitan areas, rural cancer patients are diagnosed later, are more likely to die and seventeen times more likely to report geographical and financial barriers to care. Distance matters – it creates inequitable access to best treatment options. Can Assist is a registered Charity that provides cancer assistance for country NSW through financial assistance, practical support and raising awareness.