Australasian Sarcoma Study Group
Cause Area: Medical research
Mission StatementTo improve outcomes for sarcoma and related tumours in the Australian community by undertaking outstanding international basic, translational, clinical and supportive care research.
DescriptionThe Australasian Sarcoma Study Group (ASSG) is a network of highly specialised medical and health professionals who work closely together to improve outcomes for sarcoma and related tumours in the Australian community.Sarcomas are a group of devastating bone and soft tissue cancers with high mortality rates (over 50%). Sarcomas occur mainly in adults but affect a younger population than most cancers. 20% of childhood cancers and up to 10% of cancers in young adults are sarcomas.By undertaking outstanding national and international research, the ASSG aims to ensure that the very best treatment and care are provided for sarcoma sufferers and their families. Your generous contribution, however big or small, can assist us greatly in making a difference.