Achievements

 Published in Mater Matters - September 2017.    
Stop Ovarian Cancer recently donated a blanket warmer to the Calvary Mater Hospice. This equipment will help the patients to keep warm and aid in pain relief. Thank you to the people of the Hunter who continue to support SOC. Calvary Mater - Blanket Warmer donation - 18th November 2017
Published in Mater Matters - September 2017. Stop Ovarian Cancer recently donated a blanket warmer to the Calvary Mater Hospice. This equipment will help the patients to keep warm and aid in pain relief. Thank you to the people of the Hunter who continue to support SOC.
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Congratulations to all our 2017 City 2 Surf athletes!! A great effort raising $1,800. Thanks to our sponsors Merewether Mortgage Brokers, Novocastrian Electrical, Hunter Recruitment Group and Sharp Electronics. Also to those who made donations. City 2 Surf 2017 - 20th August 2017
Congratulations to all our 2017 City 2 Surf athletes!! A great effort raising $1,800. Thanks to our sponsors Merewether Mortgage Brokers, Novocastrian Electrical, Hunter Recruitment Group and Sharp Electronics. Also to those who made donations.
In February 2015 SOC donated $40,000 to Dr Nikola Bowden PhD - NH&MRC Training (Post-Doctoral) Fellow, HMRI for ground breaking development of a chemotherapy response/resistance test for ovarian cancer and to research personal treatment plans for ovarian cancer patients.  Hunter Medical Research Institute - 11th May 2017
In February 2015 SOC donated $40,000 to Dr Nikola Bowden PhD - NH&MRC Training (Post-Doctoral) Fellow, HMRI for ground breaking development of a chemotherapy response/resistance test for ovarian cancer and to research personal treatment plans for ovarian cancer patients.
SOC for over 4 years have sponsored an Annual Patient Support Day in Newcastle to bring cancer patients from the Hunter Valley together for a care day.   SOC liaise with the Gynaecological Oncology Unit at John Hunter Hospital where the wonderful nurses coordinate a day directed to providing information and support and generally some TLC to these women who have had cancer in the last twelve months. Patient Support Days - 8th May 2017
SOC for over 4 years have sponsored an Annual Patient Support Day in Newcastle to bring cancer patients from the Hunter Valley together for a care day. SOC liaise with the Gynaecological Oncology Unit at John Hunter Hospital where the wonderful nurses coordinate a day directed to providing information and support and generally some TLC to these women who have had cancer in the last twelve months.
Over 4 years the SOC Golf committee has raised almost $60,000 through their very popular golf days. Hunter Melanoma Foundation - 7th May 2017
Over 4 years the SOC Golf committee has raised almost $60,000 through their very popular golf days.
The SOC Golf Committee were very happy to donate $10,000 raised from their 2013 Charity Golf Day followed by a second donation of $20,000 from the 2014 Golf day to the Calvary Mater Physiotherapy Department which provide financial support  to patients for the ongoing purchase of pressure bandages. Calvary Mater Physiotherapy Department - 6th May 2017
The SOC Golf Committee were very happy to donate $10,000 raised from their 2013 Charity Golf Day followed by a second donation of $20,000 from the 2014 Golf day to the Calvary Mater Physiotherapy Department which provide financial support to patients for the ongoing purchase of pressure bandages.
Newcastle Private Hospital were delighted to take custody early in 2016 of a $20,000 portable Digital Ultrasonic Linear Probe which was donated by local charity ‘Supporters of Cancer’ (SOC) in memory of their late foundation member and friend Sharon Considine. Ultrasonic Linear Probe - 5th May 2017
Newcastle Private Hospital were delighted to take custody early in 2016 of a $20,000 portable Digital Ultrasonic Linear Probe which was donated by local charity ‘Supporters of Cancer’ (SOC) in memory of their late foundation member and friend Sharon Considine.
A list of amazing achievements - 1st May 2017
Other achievements include ->
Sharon Considine Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing - 14th July 2016
Supporters of Cancer (SOC) are proud to announce that the first scholarships have been awarded for the Sharon Considine Memorial Scholarship for Graduate Certificate in Cancer Nursing.
Funded by Supporters of Cancer and Port Waratah Coal Services.
SOC is proud to have, in conjunction with Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS), been able to contribute to the engagement of the first Oncology Nurse Practitioner at the Calvary Mater Newcastle’s Oncology Unit. Newcastles First Oncology Nurse Practitioner - Calvary Mater Newcastle - 1st August 2011
Funded by Supporters of Cancer and Port Waratah Coal Services. SOC is proud to have, in conjunction with Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS), been able to contribute to the engagement of the first Oncology Nurse Practitioner at the Calvary Mater Newcastle’s Oncology Unit.
 
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