Adding Health Economics to Your Cancer Research


On Tuesday 23 May 2017 the Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer held a workshop on "Adding health economics to your cancer research".

The workshop was designed to illustrate how health economics can be incorporated into health-based practice or research, with a focus on cancer research.

The methods and results of health economics research conducted within the cancer field were be presented by leaders in this field, including the HSRAANZ President Prof Jon Karnon and member Dr Alison Pearce.

Topics covered include:

Estimating costs of cancer

Dr Alison Pearce, University of Technology Sydney

Applying discrete choice experiments in cancer research

Professor Julie Ratcliffe, UniSA

Extrapolating outcomes in cancer research

Professor Jon Karnon, University of Adelaide

Priorities for future collaborative work and research

Associate Professor Billingsley Kaambwa, Flinders University

A recording of the workshop is now available at