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Leading Innovation And Discovery To Improve The Lives Of People Affected By Asbestos-Related Disease

The National Centre for Asbestos-Related Diseases (NCARD)

Our aim is to enable the best Australian scientists, clinicians and researchers in the field, using the best available modern technology, to work cooperatively to find a prevention and/or cure for asbestos cancers in the shortest realistic timeframe.

WA Cancer Researcher of the Year

Congratulations Professor Anna Nowak named Cancer Council Western Australia's WA Cancer Researcher of the Year! bit.ly/2GWLROx

Posted by The University of Western Australia on Thursday, 12 April 2018


NCARD has an extensive biobank aimed at delivering improved clinical outcomes to people of Western Australia and around the world.

Clinical Trials

NCARD undertake a number of clinical trials into mesothelioma.

Our Research

Our research into asbestos-related diseases, specifically mesothelioma originate in mid-1984.  Over the past 3 decades its focus has spread from tumour immunology to include many other aspects of the biology of human disease.

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