Branching Out Newsletter – Issue 37

Dear Can Assist Community,

Can Assist would not exist if it were not for its volunteers and the generosity of financial supporters. Branching Out this quarter showcases both and demonstrates why we receive such words from the Regional Health Minister Hon Bronnie Taylor MP “thanks to your advocacy and assistance we were able to make it happen. You do terrific work supporting the people of regional NSW. Thank You.” 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.