Research helps deliver breakthroughs and give hope for those affected by cancer.
The Hospital Research Foundation Group provides support for many common and rare cancers, across children and adults, through the funding of research, care and equipment in hospitals.
If you are interested in the support we are giving a particular type of cancer, please visit each individual area:
General Cancer Support
Funding for critical start-up operations for the new Australian Bragg Centre for Proton Therapy and Research. This will soon be the first facility in the southern hemisphere to offer lifesaving proton treatment.
Under Our Roof provides family-style accommodation for country cancer patients and their support networks to stay in while receiving treatment at hospitals in Adelaide.
Implementing an online tool which screens newly diagnosed cancer patients for their unmet needs, with the aim of identifying gaps, offering pathways and improving patients’ healthcare experience and outcomes.
Supporting an Aboriginal Cancer Healing Centre to improve the uptake of services closer to people’s home communities, their health and life expectancy outcomes, utilising an evidence-based, cost-effective and community-endorsed model.
Supplying four chemotherapy chairs for Port Lincoln Hospital to help cancer patients be more comfortable while receiving treatment.
Funding the role of a ‘bioinformatician’ who helps identify gene mutations in cancer, with this information able to assist in informing treatments, provide clues as to why resistance to drugs is occurring, and more.
Funding membership of the national Genomic Cancer Medicine Program to assist South Australian patients with rare and less common cancers access clinical trials.