Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 24

Moving a whole office is never anything to look forward to.
Sorting, packing, carrying and then before collapsing in a heap, the unpacking. I am glad The Sydney office move is behind us -but the chance to clear out, resort and reset is a good thing too. I came across old photo books, media and flapped through minutes from the early days. As we hung the portrait of Mona Ham, it cemented a lot of feelings but above all affirmed how we carry and continue to nurture a legacy- a society composed of a group of people who are kind, generous with their time and committed to providing care and comfort to those who are ill and in need… 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.