About Solaris

History

  • 2016

    Solaris Cancer Care celebrates its 15 year anniversary

  • 2011

    Solaris Cancer Care celebrates its 10 year anniversary

  • 2011

    Fourth Solaris Cancer Care Support Centre opens in the Great Southern, Albany.

  • 2010

    Third Solaris Cancer Care Support Centre opens in the South West, Bunbury.

  • 2008

    Second Solaris Cancer Care Support Centre opens at St John Of God Subiaco Hospital.

  • 2006

    Solaris Cancer Care Celebrates its 5 year anniversary. Launch of SolarisCare Foundation from SCGH.

  • 2003

    Advisory Board for Centre established.

  • 2002

    Centre’s Research Program established and Committee appointed.

  • 2001

    Justin Langer becomes Patron for Solaris Cancer Care.

  • 2001

    First Centre opens to the public at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, providing support to cancer patients and their carers ‘Peter & Brownes Cancer Support Centre’. Immediately have over 100 visitors per week.

  • 1990

    Dr David Joske researches the role of Complementary Integrated Therapies in patient care; evidence propels him to develop the idea of a support centre.