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Nepean Cancer Care Centre, Penrith

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$96,338.30 raised

Target: $95,000

101.40873684210527%

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The Nepean Cancer Service is committed to providing a comprehensive cancer service for patients with cancer and blood disorders. Ambulatory services are provided through the Nepean Cancer Centre, with radiation oncology, medical oncology, clinical haematology, psycho-oncology, allied health and supportive and palliative care services. Inpatient services include medical oncology, haematology, radiation oncology, supportive and palliative care services. Satellite Chemotherapy services also operate at Hawkesbury and Lithgow Hospitals.

Your support in this year’s Dry July campaign will help fund various new projects across our service aimed to improve patient care and comfort.

Latest Updates

Dry July Foundation funds multiple projects at Nepean Cancer Care Centre

Thanks to the incredible fundraising efforts of Dry July participants in 2019, the Dry July Foundation is able to fund multiple projects at the Nepean Cancer Care Centre.

Fund from 2019 will go towards the following:

• Refurbishment of Blood Collection room including patching, painting of mural and installing shelving

• Radiotherapy Patient Gowns to make patients more comfortable during their treatment

• A Urinalysis machine and two observation machines, to improve care for inpatients

• Body composition analyser for patients, to detect whether early intervention is required from Allied Health professionals

• Body Fluid Analyser for breast patients to help prevent Lymphoedema (swelling of certain parts of the body)

• Niki Pumps, a mobile automated drug delivery system which enables palliative care at home

• Specialist seating for with cushions that mold to patient who will be sat for long periods for Stem Cell Infusion

• Installation of a hand painted mural to enhance the patient waiting room


Another successful BBQ at Nepean Cancer Care Centre!

Thanks to everyone who supported our Breakfast BBQ on Thursday 25 July 2019 at Nepean Hospital.

With your help we raised over $2,000 to support our campaign for improving the treatment experience of people living with cancer. Add this to our existing total and we could be nudged into third place on the leader board!

Support us in this final week of Dry July by making a donation to the Nepean Cancer Carers – every little bit counts!

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Status Update

Thanks to staff at the Red Cherry coffee shop who are donating their tips (so far over $140) to the Nepean Cancer Care Centre’s Dry July campaign. Red Cherry are also donating 10c from every coffee purchased on Wednesdays.

Help the Red Cherry support cancer patients at Nepean! Check out the Nepean Cancer Carers Team fundraising page for more info.

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Patient quiet room transformed thanks to Dry July Foundation funding

The patient chat room at Nepean Cancer Care Centre has been transformed thanks to Dry July funds from last year’s campaign. The improved ambience makes a huge difference when talking to patients about their treatment.

This year Nepean Cancer Care Centre hope to do a similar renovation to their blood collection room in order to help relieve patients’ anxiety further. Help them drive up donations to reach their goal and improve the experience of cancer patients in the Penrith area by donating HERE

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BBQ success despite the rain!

Thanks to Les Hill, Emu Plains Lions Club, Woolworths Penrith, Bunnings Penrith, Health Professionals Bank, volunteers, and everyone who came to our BBQ fundraiser today. We raised a total of $778.60 – not bad for a rainy day! Keep those donations coming and help us reach and then smash our goal!

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