The Australian Government is committed to ensuring Australia remains internationally competitive and at the forefront of research and discovery regarding cancer, its origins, treatment and the care of people affected by cancer.
Cancer research and clinical trials are vital to increase our understanding of how to prevent cancer, develop new approaches to detecting, diagnosing and treating cancers, and improve support and care for people affected by cancer.
- administers funding for cancer research through the
Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme
- provides support to Australia's
Multi-site Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Groups
- is implementing The Australian Brain Cancer Mission and the Government’s Fighting Childhood Cancer measure