Funding & Collaborations


  • Cancer Council New South Wales
  • Cancer Australia
  • Cancer Institute New South Wales


  • Professor deFazio is on the management committee of the Australian Ovarian Cancer Study (AOCS), a national molecular epidemiology study on ovarian cancer, in collaboration with colleagues at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Berghofer Queensland Institute for Medical Research. She is also a chief investigator for the Australasian Biospecimens Network (ABN-Oncology) and is on the Executive of kConFab (the Kathleen Cuningham Consortium into Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer).
  • INOVATe is a collaboration between ovarian cancer research and treatment centres across NSW, including the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre, the Sydney West Translational Cancer Research Centre, Westmead Hospital, Pathology West, Royal North Shore Hospital, The Kolling Institute, the Royal Hospital for Women, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, and the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne.