Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 30

Twelve months ago our state faced severe drought and many of our communities the devastation of horrific fires.
The word COVID-19 was something occurring way offshore and not in our vocabulary as it is today. This past year is perhaps representative that we never know what lies ahead however well planned we are, yet in times of adversity community can come together and help… 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.