The health returns on investment in cancer research

Parisa Glass, Henry G Cutler, M Lynne Pezzullo, Katie A Yates, Elizabeth A Tracey, Heidi Welberry, Angelina Catanzariti, James F. Bishop

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report estimates the economic value of cancer research and development (R&D) in NSW and Australia, using return on investment (ROI) analysis. The methodology and key parameters are based to some extent on those developed in Access Economics (2003), Exceptional Returns: The Value of Investing in Health R&D in Australia, bearing in mind that report was for all health R&D, while this report relates more specifi cally to cancer R&D.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEveleigh, N.S.W.
PublisherCancer institute NSW
Commissioning bodyCancer Institute (NSW)
Number of pages96
ISBN (Print)9781741871913
Publication statusPublished - May 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Cancer
  • Health Economics
  • Research
  • ROI
  • Wellbeing gains


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