Research we are currently funding:
This project will evaluate the impact of improved chronic hepatitis C (HCV) treatment on liver cancer incidence and survival.
Professor Wiggers is evaluating community programs and how well they reduce modifiable lifestyle risk factors for cancer.
The Tackling Nicotine Together trial is integrating tobacco treatment with routine care in drug and alcohol clinics to help reduce the high smoking rates among patients.
Impact we've achieved with our research:
Lyndal Wellard-Cole and her team set out to determine what impact, if any, the legislation has had on the kilojoule content of Australian fast foods.
Our researchers are providing crucial evidence to support prevention strategies both in Australia and around the world.
A team of Cancer Council researchers has shown that physical activity is an important factor in preventing cancer, particularly cancer of the colon, irrespective of body weight.
Dr Nair-Shalliker's research is focussed on identifying environmental, lifestyle and molecular risk factors of prostate cancer, including sun exposure, using various population-based dataset
This study of 9,000 participants found that physical activity has the potential to lower someone’s cancer risk regardless of their body weight.