Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 8

Branching Out Newsletter 8

 A Word from…

Matthew Geracitano, General Manager 
I hope that you all had a relaxing and joyful Easter holiday. I am pleased to announce that we have finally settled into our new office space. I would like to thank you all for your understanding during what proved to be fairly difficult and challenging relocation.
In March we visited and met with members of the Lockhart, Leeton, Narrandera, Coleambally, Griffith, Hillston, Hay and Balranald branches. It was fantastic to not only put faces to names but also have the opportunity to discuss the future direction of Can Assist and hear the thoughts and feelings of our members on how things are progressing… 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.