Breast Cancer Stats
We're here to change the stats. Our vision: Zero Deaths from breast cancer.
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The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading not-for-profit organisation funding world-class breast cancer research towards our vision of Zero Deaths from breast cancer.
Since our inception in 1994, NBCF has invested over $200M into more than 600 world-class research projects across Australia.
In this time, death rates from breast cancer in Australia have improved by over 40%.
We’ve seen remarkable results, but the job’s not done.
At NBCF, we’re determined to create a better tomorrow. We know research matters, and it is central and critical to improving breast cancer outcomes.
That’s why we fund the very best breast cancer research in Australia by awarding grants via an open national, competitive and rigorous peer review process.
How? By partnering with the Australian community to champion world-class breast cancer research to create a better tomorrow for all those impacted. Together, we can work towards a future without fear of breast cancer.
Early detection of breast cancer gives the best possible chance of survival.
There are a range of factors that contribute to your chance of developing breast cancer. Some risks can be reduced, while others you might have no control over.
Breast cancer is a complex disease, made up of many different subtypes. Learn more about the stages and types of breast cancer.
Maintaining a positive quality of life - at the time of diagnosis, during treatment and after completion of treatment – is a crucial aspect of treatment outcomes and breast cancer care
When you support NBCF, you're supporting targeted breast cancer research across the spectrum.