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About Us

Australian Prostate Cancer fights to advance cancer research into the detection, treatment and management of prostate cancer.

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Who we are

Australian Prostate Cancer (APC) is a charity of The Hospital Research Foundation Group supporting vital medical research into the detection and treatment of prostate cancer, as well as preventing the metastatic spread of the disease.

Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Australia. It is estimated that 18,110 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in Australia in 2021. One in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer by the age of 85. Prostate cancer is more common in older men, with over 63% of cases diagnosed in men over 65 years of age.

See what research we’re funding, and how research helps.

To learn more about prostate cancer, the statistics, and risk factors or detection follow the links.

Our Group

Australian Prostate Cancer is a charity of The Hospital Research Foundation (THRF) Group.
THRF Group supports over 50 areas of medical research and patient care and fights for cures, better treatments and improved care in our hospitals. Our Group includes a number of charities, giving our supporters choice and ensuring more funds go towards improving detection rates, treatment, management and finding cures.

Our administration costs are covered by THRF Group’s commercial business activities, which boosts funds to prostate cancer research each year. As a supporter, you can be proud that all your donation gets to the cause.

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Our promise to you

  • APC Treatment Icon Privacy Always respect your privacy and never share your data with any other charities.
  • APC Awareness Icon Feedback Welcome your feedback at all times.
  • APC Fundraise Icon Contact Keep you updated on the impact and outcomes of your support, in the manner in which you prefer.
  • APC Statistics Icon Transparency Be open and transparent with how your gifts are used, and use them carefully and cost effectively as you intend.
  • APC Donate Icon Thank you. Always say thank you, no matter how big or small your contribution.
  • APC Detection Icon Trust As proud members of the Fundraising Institute of Australia, we are required to adhere to the FIA Code of Conduct, in place to raise standards of conduct across the fundraising sector.

Our Charities

The Hospital Research Foundation Group has many charities – giving you the choice to support an area of research or patient care that matters most.

Our People

We are passionate about supporting world-class medical research to find cures and improve care for families here in Australia and around the world

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Our Financials

We understand the importance of trust and transparency to our supporters. Please find our Annual Reports which include our audited financial statements.

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Board & Governance

Our Board members are responsible for the overall governance, management, and strategic direction of the organisation.

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