Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 35

Dear Can Assist Community,

What a lot to celebrate in this latest issue of Branching Out, the first for 2022. My spirits were lifted as I turned the pages and read of so much activity and diversity in events across our Branches. It felt like the shackles of COVID-19 were unlocked, be it just for the 20 minutes I read the issue! Having said that, it is
nice to feel some of the restrictions we have had to live with finally being lifted… 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.