One hundred percent of all donations are distributed directly to funding specific cancer patient services. To date, many thousands of patients have benefited from the work of the NELUNE Foundation.

The Foundation has supported cancer patients of all ages at the Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre Randwick and adults in the Nelune Centre Darlinghurst and Oncology Units at St Vincent's Public Hospital Darlinghurst, St George Hospital Kogarah, Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre Campbelltown, Sutherland Hospital Caringbah and public hospitals in the Greater Western Area Health Service which include the Orange Base Hospital and Bathurst Public Hospital.

With the continuing support of the community and like-minded organisations, the NELUNE Foundation aims to continue to support the care provided by NSW public hospital cancer services in order to offer equality of care and support to cancer patients.


Cancer patients, their families and supporters bring many attributes and personal strength to the cancer journey. However, there are times when extra services and facilities are needed in the fight against cancer and the Foundation aims to assist public hospitals at those times.

Whether you are a young person or an adult who is recently diagnosed, undergoing treatment or returning home, a family member or carer, the NELUNE Foundation has been supporting NSW public hospitals for many years.

Through the funding of specialised cancer infrastructure and services, the Foundation has helped to alleviate some of the challenges cancer patients and their families experience throughout the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and beyond.

The NELUNE Foundation has assisted to establish Centres of cancer-care excellence including the purpose-built Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre Randwick, The Nelune Centre Darlinghurst and the Bone Marrow and Transplant Ward St Vincent's Public Hospital Darlinghurst.

The Foundation provides complimentary Patient Transportation to assist cancer patients receiving chemotherapy and radiation treatment at St. Vincent's Public Hospital Darlinghurst and Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick along with other Sydney metropolitan hospitals.

The Foundation has funded Cancer Care and Brain Tumour Nurses for children, youth and adults across various NSW hospitals including Cancer Care Co-Ordinator covering the regions of Temora, Young, Wagga, Cootamundra and outer Canberra areas. The Foundation currently funds three full time nurses at the Nelune Centre in Darlinghurst.
The Foundation has assisted with funding the establishment of a dedicated Cancer Survivorship Centre, one of the first in NSW. This also includes providing resourcing to develop, implement, evaluate and improve an evidence-based and evidence-generating cancer survivorship program.

The Foundation established and funded psychological support services across a number of NSW Hospitals including St. Vincent's Public Hospital Darlinghurst, Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centre Campbelltown, Sutherland Hospital Caringbah, Young Adult Cancer Patient Services at Prince of Wales Hospital Randwick and public hospitals in the Greater Western Health Service which include the Orange Base Hospital and Bathurst Public Hospital.

Dietary supplements and practical aids including colostomy bags, walking frames, wigs, prostheses and lymphedema sleeves for underprivileged cancer patients.
Young Adult Cancer Patient Services

The NELUNE Foundation provided much-needed funding for Young Adult Cancer Patient Services at Prince of Wales Public Hospital Randwick supporting the positions of Cancer Care Nurse, Social Worker and Clinical Psychologist.

Young adults have special physical and psychosocial needs that are unique, broader in scope and often more intense than those needs arising at any other time in life and cancer therapy can cause practical problems in social areas.

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in young adults with survival rates having reportedly remained unchanged over the last 20 years.