The strength of community
Together, we can enable women affected by gynaecological cancer to live better, longer lives.
Honour Her is an initiative of WomenCan, fundraising for the Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG).
By harnessing the power of community, WomenCan supports state-of-the-art research and clinical trials that are creating real change for women affected by gynaecological cancer.
About gynaecological cancer
This year, 6500 Australian women will be told they have gynaecological cancer. That’s 18 women every day.
Gynaecological cancers are cancers of the female reproductive system. There are seven types:
|• Ovarian (fallopian tube)||• Vaginal|
|• Uterine (endometrial)||• Cervical|
|• Vulval||• Two rare pregnancy - related cancers|
They are the third most common cancers in women, but they can be hard to diagnose and only one (cervical cancer) has a routine screening test.
They also have a much lower survival rate than other cancers – while 9 out of 10 women survive breast cancer five years after diagnosis, this number drops to 4 out of 10 for ovarian cancer.
Our mission is to engage the community to fund pioneering discoveries that enable women with a gynaecological cancer to live better and live longer.
We support the national gynaecological cancer research group (ANZGOG), by funding innovative gynaecological cancer research and clinical trials.
WomenCan believes the power of the collective, united in a common purpose, can make a real difference in the lives of women with gynaecological cancers.
We have seen first-hand how strong, determined and courageous women are in the face of a life-threatening disease. We believe that WomenCan be even stronger with you, the community, by their side.
The Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG) is the peak national gynaecological cancer research organisation for Australia and New Zealand. ANZGOG has more than 1000 members representing clinical, allied health and pure research specialities.
ANZGOG clinical trials are conducted at more than 50 hospital sites and include both local and global collaborations to ensure the best research is available for women.
Our purpose is to improve the outcomes and quality of life for women with gynaecological cancers by conducting and promoting cooperative clinical trials, as well as undertaking multidisciplinary research into causes, prevention and treatments of gynaecological cancer.
How you can Honour Her
There are three ways to Honour Her and fund pioneering discoveries in gynaecological cancer this September.
Bid on a unique work of art by a renowned or leading artist, inspired by the themes of Honour Her – 50% of the proceeds from every piece will go to urgently-needed gynaecological cancer research.
Purchase an artwork from our virtual gallery created by leading and community artists. For just $150, you’ll be securing a beautiful piece of art while supporting a great cause, with 100% of the proceeds going to Honour Her.