Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 3

Branching Out Newsletter 3

A Word From…

Richard Appleby, CEO
Can Assist is faced with many challenges but with that comes many opportunities and possibilities. As I reflect on the past financial year and our achievements I look forward to a future where we work together more closely for our founding purpose to provide NSW country patients a friendly supportive place to stay when receiving cancer treatment in Sydney… 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.