Australia: Sock it to Sarcoma!

Contact Information

Sock it to Sarcoma!

Suite 2, 256 Fitzgerald St
Perth, WA, 6000

Contact Person

Mandy Basson, Director & Coordinator

Group Profile

Sock it to Sarcoma! is a volunteer run Foundation which helps to keep our administration costs as low as possible in order to fund our three core activities:

  1. Research
  2. Awareness
  3. Patient Support
  • Sarcoma research through research scholarships including the annual Abbie Basson Sarcoma Research Scholarship, grants and pure and translational research projects.
  • Community Awareness through information brochures produced specifically around sarcoma, for all age groups.
  • Community programs designed to inform about the symptoms of sarcoma and the benefits of earlier diagnosis through referral to specialist teams, particularly in relation to the adolescent and young adult age group.
  • Support for an interdisciplinary translational centre for sarcoma, providing opportunities for the best possible holistic care for sarcoma patients and their families, from diagnosis through to after-treatment services.
  • Patient support including peer-to-peer mentoring, the Time 4 Me gift program and limited patient funding support.

Our Vision

To make all sarcoma curable through the provision of effective, comprehensive, readily accessible treatment and support services.

Our Mission

To bring together the energy, ideas, skills and resources of researchers, clinicians and community to provide effective treatment and holistic support for those diagnosed with sarcoma and their families.

This will be achieved through:

  • Raising funds to support medical research into sarcoma
  • Promoting education and awareness of sarcoma
  • Supporting best practice holistic clinical care for sarcoma patients, particularly the young