Research is the gateway to Cancer Council Queensland’s vision of a cancer free future. In 2021, 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 cancer epidemiology, cancer in children, and behavioural research. 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 2021.Download report
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.
Survival among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples diagnosed with cancer
Inequities in breast cancer management and survival
The Australian Cancer Atlas 2.0
The Australian Childhood Cancer Registry
Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
Identifying disparities in outcomes for children with cancer in Australia
Incidence and survival trends for childhood tumours of the central nervous system
Improving cancer survivorship for rural and regional patients
Designing interventions to increase bowel cancer screening
Mental health and cancer risk behaviours