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National Breast Cancer Foundation


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In partnership with the Australian community, the NBCF is leading the pursuit for new knowledge in the prevention and cure of breast cancer.

Our Purpose

  • Support and promote excellent research that is relevant to the causes and the direct care of women and men with breast cancer
  • Act as an advocate for breast cancer research
  • Facilitate consumer participation in all aspects of our work
  • Provide opportunities for all Australians to contribute to breast cancer research.

Research Priorities    

Applicants applying for funding from the National Breast Cancer Foundation are advised to consider the following research priorities in their applications.

  • New/optimized treatments for triple negative breast cancer, comprising new target discovery, new delivery methods, new drugs, new therapeutic regimes etc
  • New/optimized treatments for metastatic/locally advanced breast cancer comprising new target discovery, new delivery methods, new drugs, new therapeutic regimes etc
  • Health services delivery, comprising big data linkage, epidemiological research to address disparities and variances in outcomes, translation of evidence into policy and practice, quality of healthcare etc

Funding Agreement

Prior to the submission of an Application, the institution nominated as the Administering Institution must review NBCF’s standard funding agreement and agree to perform the proposed Project on the terms of that Funding Agreement, if funding is granted. Applicants should obtain appropriate approvals from their administering institute before submitting their applications.

Please click here to download the NBCF Funding agreement.

Current Rounds