The Cancer Institute NSW was established under the Cancer Institute Act, 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW. The Institute supports and promotes best practice. It works to ensure people across the state, no matter where they live, are provided the same high quality treatment and care - this is vital to improving the outcomes and quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer. Driven by the objectives of the NSW Cancer Plan, the Institute works to: To achieve this, the Institute engages with the community, health professionals, researchers, governments and charity organisations to:

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  • The Cancer Institute NSW was established under the Cancer Institute Act, 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW. The Institute supports and promotes best practice. It works to ensure people across the state, no matter where they live, are provided the same high quality treatment and care - this is vital to improving the outcomes and quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer. Driven by the objectives of the NSW Cancer Plan, the Institute 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. To achieve this, the Institute engages with the community, health professionals, researchers, governments and charity organisations to: * provide information, resources and advice about preventing cancer * promote the importance of early detection through cancer screening programs * provide grants that build research capacity, foster innovation and encourage translation of cancer research into practice * maintain quality information sources about cancer in NSW to inform future policy and health planning * establish partnerships with cancer healthcare professionals to develop and evaluate programs that improve the quality of cancer treatment and care in NSW. (en)
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  • The Cancer Institute NSW was established under the Cancer Institute Act, 2003 to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW. The Institute supports and promotes best practice. It works to ensure people across the state, no matter where they live, are provided the same high quality treatment and care - this is vital to improving the outcomes and quality of life for people diagnosed with cancer. Driven by the objectives of the NSW Cancer Plan, the Institute works to: To achieve this, the Institute engages with the community, health professionals, researchers, governments and charity organisations to: (en)
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