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Translational cancer research improves the treatment and support of people affected by cancer through patient-focused research.

A program to connect leading research and clinical centres.

The Cancer Institute NSW is one of the biggest funders of cancer research in the state. In particular, we focus on supporting translational cancer research. This is termed ‘from bench to bedside.’

Translational cancer research aims to ‘translate’ research findings from the lab into medical practice in a way that has an immediate impact on cancer treatment and outcomes.  

The pages below outline what the Translational Cancer Research Program has contributed to cancer research and collaboration in NSW.