Cancer Institute NSW
The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first statewide cancer control agency, established under the Cancer Institute NSW (2003) Act to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW.
The Institute supports and promotes best practice; working to ensure people across the state, no matter where they live, are provided the same high quality treatment and care that is vital to optimising the outcomes and quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer.
Driven by the purpose and objectives of the NSW Cancer Plan 2011–15, the Institute continuously works to:
• reduce the incidence of cancer in the community
• increase the survival rate for cancer patients
• improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their carers
• provide a source of expertise on cancer control for the government, health service providers, medical researchers and the general community.Show On Map