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Cancer Institute NSW

The Cancer Institute is a state wide Government cancer control agency and a pillar of NSW Health, established under the Cancer Institute NSW (2003) Act to lessen the impact of cancer across the state.

Vision and mission

Cancer Institute works across the health care system to promote better; cancer prevention, early detection, diagnosis, treatment and care.

How Cancer Institute NSW can help

The Cancer Institute collect and use the latest cancer data, information and evidence to drive improvements in cancer outcomes.

The Institute works in partnership with all involved in the cancer community to:

  • reduce the incidence of cancer in the community
  • increase the survival rate for people diagnosed with cancer
  • improve the quality of life for people with cancer and their carers
  • provide a source of expertise on cancer control for the government, health service providers, medical researchers and the general community.

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Last reviewed: July 2021

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Telling other people | Cancer Institute NSW

Telling others about your cancer can be difficult but a little preparation can help.

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Support when you have cancer | Cancer Institute NSW

People with cancer may need a range of information and support at different times.

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Stomach cancer | Cancer Institute NSW

Stomach cancer is also called gastric cancer and is a type of upper gastrointestinal cancer

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Lung cancer | Cancer Institute NSW

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in both men and women

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Liver cancer | Cancer Institute NSW

Cancer that starts in the liver is called primary liver cancer

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NSW Skin Cancer Prevention Strategy | Cancer Institute NSW

The Framework sets out four implementation strategies that support health professionals to provide evidence-based smoking cessation interventions and treatment, as part of routine practice.

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Side effects | Cancer Institute NSW

It is good to be prepared for side effects and know how to manage them.

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Breast cancer | Cancer Institute NSW

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, in Australia, and also affects a small number of men

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Types of treatment | Cancer Institute NSW

There are several types of cancer treatment, and most people with cancer have one or more of these.

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Getting a second opinion | Cancer Institute NSW

You can choose to get a second opinion if you want one.

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