Building cancer research capacity

The NSW Cancer Plan aims to position NSW as a global leader in cancer research and clinical trials. 

It ensures that NSW:

  • has the right infrastructure and people to accelerate cancer research and realise clinical benefits
  • supports collaborations between clinicians and the community.

NSW Cancer Plan actions

  • Investing in strategic and efficient clinical trial infrastructure.
  • Working with Local Health Districts to support development of strategic plans for cancer clinical trials selection and implementation.
  • Investing in fellowships to attract, support and retain cancer researchers.
  • Embedding equitable access to research infrastructure.
  • Using communities of practice to build research capacity, infrastructure and connections between researchers and clinicians.

View the indicators below to see how NSW is performing against this objective

  • Enrolments in clinical trials as a proportion of cancer incidence
  • Use of cancer-related data held by Cancer Institute NSW