Cancer Council New South Wales

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Cancer Council NSW is an independent community funded, community focused cancer charity dedicated to beating cancer. It focuses on cancer prevention, research into new treatments and cures and providing clinical and emotional support to those affected by cancer. Cancer Council NSW works across all cancers for all people.

Cancer Council NSW works towards this mission by connecting people and organisations to the cancer cause. It takes a collaborative approach working with external researchers, other cancer charities and the community, including celebrity ambassadors.

CCNSW invests about $15 million a year in cancer research projects based in numerous hospitals, research centres and universities.

Cancer Council New South Wales works within Cancer Council Australia and alongside other states and territories to run a variety of fundraising events, such as:

It also has a well-developed retail arm of stores around NSW, specialising in sun protection equipment, clothing and products and an online catalogue. [1]

The organisation became a company limited by guarantee in 2006 and has an elected Members' Assembly and board of directors. The current chief executive officer is Regina Sutton.

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