Conducting and funding world-class research is key to our work in preventing cancer.

Thanks to the generosity of New Zealanders, significant progress has been made in cancer research over the past 50 years. The survival rate for many common cancers has improved by up to 30% and over 60% of cancer patients now survive more than five years.

Cancer Society is the largest private funder of cancer research in New Zealand and supports and contributes to the following: