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Supporting Best Practice

The Institute creates the new knowledge and evidence needed to drive system change for improved cancer outcomes and remain at the forefront of cancer control, nationally and internationally.

Multidisciplinary Group

We inform quality cancer care by giving health professionals the latest evidence-based treatments and safety standards.

"Improving cancer outcomes needs great collaboration between people diagnosed with cancer and a team of clinicians: general practitioners, medical specialists, nurses, and allied health professionals."
David Currow
David Currow, Chief Cancer Officer and CEO

Cancer Institute NSW


Diagnosis and referral

In collaboration with key stakeholders, we are developing referral protocols for the NSW Health sector to ensure equal access to treatment and multidisciplinary care.

Multidisciplinary care

To ensure all patients in NSW receive the same high level of care, we are working towards developing an integrated approach between cancer care specialists.

Treatment and protocols

We have developed a number of programs to make sure there is multidisciplinary care and consistency in treatment across the NSW health system.

Services and infrastructure

Since 2004, the Institute has invested more than $60 million to support the development of a clinical structure to meet future demand for cancer services.

Professional development

We offer programs designed to develop highly skilled cancer professionals that will help to meet future patient demands in NSW.

NSW Oncology Groups

Established by the Cancer Institute NSW to ensure a coordinated statewide approach to specialised clinical care.

Canrefer - cancer referral network - find specialist cancer services in NSW 

eviQ: cancer treatments online