Fighting Breast Cancer.

Australia

Will affect an estimated

17,730 families

in Australia this year.

Dr Yuan Cao - Can Too Bowel Cancer Researcher

Can Too has invested in

25 researchers

working on breast cancer.

Can Too Breast Cancer Research

Breast cancer patients have

90% survival rate

thanks to cancer research.

What is Breast Cancer?

Even with survival rates of 90% after 5 years, breast cancer remains one of the major causes of cancer-related deaths in Australian Women, and while in its “primary” stage it can be treated successfully with surgery and chemotherapy, the prognosis is much poorer once it metastasises to bones and other vital organs.

Dr Yuan Cao knows how important finding new therapies to prevent or control the spread of breast cancer. “These efforts are mainly focused on finding a new therapy to prevent or control the spread of breast cancer, which remains a major cause of cancer-related death, with around 30% of patients ultimately dying due to metastasis, including some who are diagnosed at an early stage. Once the metastatic disease is established, very few curative treatments are available”, says Yuan.

The Can Too Foundation has invested in 25 breast cancer researchers.

“I understand and empathise with the anxiety, stress and sorrow the disease can cause...It made me realise it’s my responsibility to work hard at my research.”

 Dr Yuan Cao, Breast Cancer Researcher

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