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A brighter future through research

2019 Annual Report


Research is the gateway to Cancer Council Queensland’s vision of a cancer free future. In 2019, the Viertel Cancer Research Centre has scaled new heights to bring us another step closer to that vision.

Together, we are creating a brighter future, not only for Queenslanders with cancer, but for people impacted by cancer worldwide.

In this report, you will find updates on our progress in the fields of descriptive epidemiology and psycho-oncology. You will discover how Cancer Council Queensland has risen as a global leader in cancer research, taking part in several high-profile international collaborations in 2019.

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Contributing to the global cancer research effort

The aim of Cancer Council Queensland is to contribute to the worldwide effort to improve cancer control. Every step brings us closer to that goal.

Our publications on average are being cited over 3x more than world average.

(field weighted)

In This Report

Cervical cancer screening in Indigenous women

Measuring cancer survival

Deaths from early invasive melanomas

Australian Cancer Atlas

Childhood Cancer

Prostate cancer survivorship

Travelling for treatment

Improving participation in bowel cancer screening