Select Committee into Funding for Research into Cancers with Low Survival Rates

28 November 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-677-5

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Members of the committee (PDF 25KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 62KB)
Recommendations (PDF 30KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 158KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Structure and scope of this report
A note on the NHMRC funding model
Recent funding announcements
Notes on references

Chapter 2 - Funding for research into low survival rate cancers (PDF 756KB)

Cancer research
Sources of funding
Current funding for LSR cancers
Committee view

Chapter 3 - Clinical trials for people with low survival rate cancers (PDF 431KB)

Barriers to accessing trials
Clinical trials and regulatory issues

Chapter 4 - Paediatric and youth cancers (PDF 124KB)

The personal impact of childhood and youth cancers
LSR cancers most commonly affecting children and young people
Unique challenges and issues
Committee view

Chapter 5 - Increasing survival rates for people with low survival rate cancers (PDF 608KB)

Early detection and diagnosis
Genomic medicine and biomarkers
Access to medicines
Care and support services for patients and families
 A national strategy for people with low survival rate cancers

Appendix 1 (PDF 24KB)

Submissions and additional information
Tabled documents
Answers to questions on notice
Additional information

Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 76KB)

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Canberra ACT 2600

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