These are some of the statistics that drive us to do what we do.

Cancer in General

Australian Women

  • 1 in 4 directly affected by cancer before the age of 75

Australian Men

  • 1 in 3 directly affected by cancer before the age of 75.
Breast Cancer

Australian Women

  • 1 in 8 diagnosed by 85 years of age
  • 240 deaths in WA annually
  • 1,500 diagnosed in WA annually
  • 2,795 deaths in 2012

Australian Men

  • 24 deaths in 2012
Ovarian Cancer

Australian Women

  • 1 death every 10 hours
  • 933 deaths in 2012
  • 1,330 new cases diagnosed in 2011
  • 2009
    • 1 in 75 risk of diagnosis before age of 85 in 2009
    • More than 50% did not survive up to 5 years after diagnosis.
Cervical Cancer

Australian Women

  • 226 deaths in 2012
  • 801 new cases diagnosed in 2011
Gynaecological Cancer

Australian Women

  • 1 in 23 risk of diagnosis by 85 years of age
  • 165 deaths in WA annually
  • 420 diagnosed in WA annually
  • 9.4% of all new cancers in 2008
Vaginal Cancer

Australian Women

  • 70 new cases diagnosed in 2008
Uterine Cancer

Australian Women

  • Most commonly diagnosed gynaecological cancer in 2009
  • 1 in 48 risk of diagnosis before age of 85
  • Nearly 20% not survive for 5 years