Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre

The Cancer and Palliative Care Outcomes Centre leads innovative research to improve health outcomes for people affected by cancer and other chronic or life-limiting conditions.

Our research themes

Our palliative care experts conduct research that contributes to quality palliative and end of life care.


We focus on health services innovation and interventions; workforce development, innovation and implementation; and clinical interventions.

Find out more about our Palliative Care Research

Our experts in cancer survivorship are committed to improving patient outcomes from the time of their diagnosis, and for the remainder of their life.

We develop and evaluate health innovations that promote the best outcomes for patients, delivered by high-quality, sustainable health services.

Find out more about our Cancer Survivorship Research

Our experts in personalised cancer care are passionate about designing health care tailored to the unique needs of each person.

The outcomes of our research into predictive profiling, analysis and tailored interventions contribute to informed decision-making by health services and the delivery of cancer treatment optimised for each individual.

Find out more about our Personalised Cancer Care Research

Our experts in child and youth cancer and palliative care are working towards optimising the care provided to children and adolescents with cancer and other life-limiting conditions.

We develop and evaluate care tailored to the unique physical, social and emotional needs of young people. We work with health services to implement evidence-based practice.

Find out more about our Child and Youth Cancer and Palliative Care Research

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