Everyone who supports Walk for Women’s Cancers will make a difference to Queensland women affected by cancer.
Everyone who commits to fundraise goes one step further to help fund support services, research, prevention and early detection programs that will give cancer patients and their families the support they need.
Can provide 3 support packs to 3 women to help them with their cancer diagnosis.
Can help us answer a Cancer Council 13 11 20 call, to inform and reassure a woman about her cancer diagnosis.
Helps provides a wig to 4 cancer patients who have lost their hair during treatment, giving them confidence when they need it most.
Could help fund pioneering clinical trials to ensure women with cancer have access to new treatments and receive the best care.
- The most common types of women’s cancers are breast, uterine, ovarian and cervical cancers.
- 1 in 6 women will be diagnosed with a women’s cancer by age 85.
- Every year 4641 women will be diagnosed with a breast or gynaecological cancer.
- Thanks to prevention and early detection programs and improved treatment options, more Queensland women are surviving women’s cancers.
- More than 61,100 Queensland women are alive today after a diagnosis of a women’s cancer in the past 30 years.
- Five-year relative survival for women’s cancers was 87 per cent for women’s cancers during the period 2014-2018, up from 71 percent in 1982-1989.
- Five-year relative survival for breast cancer has improved from 74 percent in 1982-1989 to 92 percent for the period 2014-2018.