Our research

HCRA supports research collaborations that promote innovation across the translational spectrum, with the aim of developing a better understanding of cancer. With expertise spanning from prevention strategies through to improved methods of diagnosis and the development of more personalised therapies for the treatment of cancer, our researchers aim to improve health outcomes for people at risk of developing or dying of cancer.

At HCRA we are proud to represent and work with a diverse group of highly experienced researchers and clinicians in all areas of translational research. You can find out more about our members and the work they conduct in their research areas by clicking on the links below.

Basic (Laboratory) Science

  • Chemical Biology
  • MR Imaging and Spectroscopy

Clinical & Practice-based Research


  • Medical Oncology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Physics
  • Surgical Oncology
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  • Haematology
  • Pathology
  • Palliative Care
  • Clinical Trials
  • Psycho-Oncology

Implementation Science

  • Population Health
The University of Newcastle, Australia Hunter New England Local Health District Calvary Mater Newcastle Hunter Medical Research Institute Cancer Institute NSW