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Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation

The Centre for Oncology Education & Research Translation (CONCERT) was established on 1 July 2014 as part of the Cancer Institute NSW (CINSW) initiative for Translational Cancer Research Centres (TCRC).


CONCERT will be a unifying body for cancer research being conducted at the following institutions:

  • UNSW Sydney
  • Western Sydney University
  • Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research
  • South Western Sydney Local Health District
    • Liverpool Hospital
    • Campbelltown Hospital
    • Bankstown Hospital
    • Camden Hospital
    • Braeside/Fairfield Hospital
    • Bowral Hospital
  • Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
    • Bulli Hospital
    • Coledale Hospital
    • David Berry Hospital
    • Kiama Hospital
    • Milton Ulladulla Hospital
    • Port Kembla Hospital
    • Shellharbour Hospital
    • Shoalhaven Hospital
    • Wollongong Hospital
  • Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute
  • University of Wollongong
  • Health Directorate ACT Government
    • Canberra Hospital
  • Australian National University
  • University of Canberra

Focus of Centre

CONCERT exists to bring together the knowledge and expertise of cancer health professionals & researchers to facilitate translation of research-generated evidence into practice to achieve better outcomes for those affected by cancer.

Flagship Programs

CONCERT has organised its research into the following Flagship Programs:

  • Flagship 1 - Targets & Therapeutics (T1/T2): Aimed at determining what is different about individual cancers and targeting treatment to those differences.
  • Flagship 2 - Policy & Practice (T2/T3): Aimed at rapidly translating research evidence into policy and practice, and ensuring equitable access to evidence-based care for all people affected by cancer.

More Information

Contact: Dr Nicole Caixeiro, Program Manager, CONCERT 

Phone: (02) 8738 4727