The Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA) has been established to facilitate cancer research across Victoria. This research, and its translation into the clinical setting, is part of a complex and multi-faceted process. It is our goal to streamline and assist this process to improve clinical practice and care of cancer patients.
We work with a broad range of stakeholders, including members of the Victorian cancer research community and their host institutes; members of the clinical cancer community and their hospitals; Integrated Cancer Services; existing cancer organisations and charities; and related industry groups, including biotechnology companies and commercial clinical trial organisations.
Broadly, the functions of the VCA include:
The VCA is provided with strategic leadership from a Consultative Council.