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Translational cancer research centres in NSW

Translational cancer research investment facilitates patient-focused research to improve the treatment and support of people affected by cancer.

Investment in TCRCs incorporates resources within a framework that links leading research centres with leading clinical centres. 

The TCRCs at a glance



The Institute currently funds seven Translational Cancer Research Centres (TCRCs) in NSW bringing together research, clinical training, education and service delivery within a formal framework to connect leading research and clinical centres. 

More about each of the Translational Cancer Research Centres and what they contribute to cancer research and collaboration in NSW.

Sydney Catalyst

A multidisciplinary endeavour that brings together outstanding teams of researchers and clinicians from leading NSW institutions.

Translational Cancer Research Network

As an interactive, member-based network, the TCRN encourages both collaboration and innovation.

The Kids Cancer Alliance

Providing opportunities for clinical and laboratory researchers in NSW to make new discoveries, apply pre-clinical research faster and with greater impact, and improve the clinical practices around child cancer care.

Hunter Cancer Research Alliance

Providing translational research support in the Hunter New England Area, such as access to Human Resources (research staff and students), Research Platforms (facilities, and technology) and Research Infrastructure.

Sydney-West Translational Cancer Research Centre

Partnering skilled researchers with multidisciplinary teams to facilitate effective clinician-researcher collaboration and joint initiates, such as biobanking.

The Centre for Oncology Education and Research Translation (CONCERT)

CONCERT brings together more than 190 members to provide a multidisciplinary cancer research hub for South West Sydney and Illawarra Shoalhaven.

Sydney Vital

A focal point for translational cancer research within the Northern Sydney Local Health District.