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ALaCart rectal cancer trial

The ALaCart rectal surgery trial was selected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology for inclusion in Clinical Cancer Advances 2017, the society's annual review of progress against cancer an... Read More

People at very high risk of melanoma would benefit from monitoring

Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the world. A newly published study has shown that for people at very high risk, specialised surveillance clinics would cut costs and improve ... Read More

Career Achievement Award for John Simes

John Simes, director of CTC, has been honoured by an accolade from his colleagues in cancer research for his achievements over broad areas of leadership, advocacy, research, and teaching-the Cance... Read More

Published Research

The effect of anti-angiogenic agents on overall survival in metastatic oesophago-gastric cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

PLoS ONE 2017; 12(2): e0172307

Chan DL, Sjoquist KM, Goldstein D, Price TJ, Martin AJ, Bang YJ, Kang YK, Pavlakis N

Clinicians' perspectives on advance care planning for patients with CKD in Australia: an interview study

American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Online 22 Feb 2017

Sellars M, Tong A, Luckett T, Morton RL, Pollock CA, Spencer L, Silvester W, Clayton JM

Checkpoint inhibitors in metastatic EGFR-mutated non–small cell lung cancer—a meta-analysis

Journal of Thoracic Oncology 2017; 12(2): 403–407

Lee CK, Man J, Lord S, Links M, Gebski V, Mok T, Yang JCH

Gefitinib or erlotinib vs chemotherapy for EGFR mutation-positive lung cancer: individual patient data meta-analysis of overall survival

Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Online 2 Feb 2017.

Lee CK, Davies L, Wu YL, Mitsudomi T, Inoue A, Rosell R, Zhou C, Nakagawa K, Thongprasert S, Fukuoka M, Lord S, Marschner I, Tu YK, Gralla RJ, Gebski V, Mok T, Yang JCH

Reversibility of nerve root sedimentation sign in lumbar spinal stenosis patients after decompression surgery

European Spine Journal. Online 4 Feb 2016.

Barz C, Melloh M, Staub LP, Lord SJ, Merk HR, Barz T.

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31 March 2017

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