Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 6

Branching Out Newsletter 2

A Word from…

Matthew Geracitano, General Manager 
it was truly wonderful to meet so many dedicated members at the Branch Consultation on the 14th of June and I certainly look forward to meeting many more of you over the coming months. The branch consultation was a great opportunity to look at new strategies and ideas to move forward and plan the future at Can Assist together. I for one am certainly looking forward to working together, towards a better Can Assist with a strong refocus on the branches and county cancer patients…  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.