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A/Prof Andrew Oar

Cutting-edge trial using stereotactic body radiotherapy in addition to modern chemotherapy to kill pancreatic cancer

13 September 2018: Pancreatic cancer could be treated using a new form of radiotherapy that delivers highly targeted doses of radiation to kill tumour cells with precision while minimising toxici... Read More
LIPID Trial Team

DIABETES: Vast Majority of Diabetes Patients are Disadvantaged

28 August 2018: Of the estimated 400 million people with diabetes globally 75% live in disadvantaged regions1. The incidence and prevalence of all common types of diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Type ... Read More
LIPID Trial Team

CARDIOVASCULAR: The LIPID Study is turning 20 - Celebrate With Us!

1 August 2018: We are celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the LIPID study findings from LIPID's primary publication in 1998 to today. We will hold a Symposium and Reception on 26 October at the... Read More
Blood glucose monitoring

DIABETES: New review recommends policy changes and practical steps to improve diabetes care

25 July 2018: Blood glucose meters and test strips for self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) are vital tools in diabetes care, particularly for people with Type 1 diabetes and insulin-treated Ty... Read More
Dr Mbathio Dieng with A/Prof Rachael Morton

GENERAL NEWS: Prof Keech awarded Vice Chancellor's Award for Excellence

30 July 2018 CTC Deputy Director, Prof Tony Keech, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 University of Sydney Vice Chancellor's Award for Research. One of three given for Research, the award was ... Read More

ONCOLOGY: $965,000 funding for COGNO trial

25 July 2018 $965,000 funding for COGNO trial The Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, has been awarded $965,000 as part... Read More
Dr Mbathio Dieng with A/Prof Rachael Morton

HEALTH ECONOMICS: CTC Research Fellow wins Prestigious University of Sydney Prize

31 May 2018 Congratulations to the CTC's Mbathio Dieng, who has won a prestigious University of Sydney Faculty of Medicine Award for her PhD research into managing stress and fear of cancer recur... Read More

NEONATOLOGY: CTC’s Life-Saving Placental Transfusion Study Wins National Award

16 May 2018 - The NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre's Professor William Tarnow-Mordi has received the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance 'Trial of the Year' Award, Australia's premier award recog... Read More
Cell Culture

ONCOLOGY: The AUTO-CHECK study: Investigating the molecular determinants of AUTO-immunity and immune-related adverse events in advanced cancer patients treated with immune CHECKpoint inhibitors

Immune checkpoint inhibitors are active in a variety of cancers. The hypothesis of AUTOCHECK is that cancer patients with a genetic susceptibility to autoimmunity are more likely to experience imm... Read More

Published Research

HEALTH ECONOMICS: Use of shared care and routine tests in follow-up after treatment for localised cutaneous melanoma

BMC Health Services 20 June 2018

Wei-Yin Lim, RM Turner, RL Morton, MC Jenkins, L Irwig et al

INTEGRATED EVIDENCE: Association between oxygen saturation targeting and death or disability in extremely preterm infants in the Neonatal Oxygenation Prospective Meta-analysis Collaboration

JAMA 6 June 2018

Askie LM, Darlow BA, Finer N, et al

DIABETES: Effect of Fenofibrate on Uric Acid and Gout in Type 2 Diabetes: A Post-hoc Analysis of the Randomised, Controlled FIELD Study

Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology. Online 26 February 2018.

Waldman B, Ansquer J-C, Sullivan DR, Jenkins AJ, McGill N, Buizen L, Davis TME, Best JD, Li P, Feher MD, Foucher C, Kesaniemi YA, Flack J, d’Emden MC, Scott RS, Hedley J, Gebski V, Keech AC, on behalf of the FIELD Investigators.

HEALTH ECONOMICS: Patient Preferences for Follow-up After Recent Excision of a Localized Melanoma

JAMA Dermatology. Online 28 February 2018.

Lim W-Y, Morton RL, Turner RM, Jenkins MC, Guitera P, Irwig L, Webster AC, Dieng M, Saw RPM, Low D, Low C, Bell KJL.

ONCOLOGY: Survival outcomes for Australian women receiving trastuzumab for HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer following (neo)adjuvant trastuzumab: a national population-based observational study (2006-2014)

British Journal of Cancer. Online 15 Nov 2017

Daniels B, Kiely BE, Houssami N, Lord SJ, Dobbins T, Lu CY, Ward RL, Pearson SA

NEONATOLOGY: Delayed versus immediate cord clamping in preterm infants

New England Journal of Medicine. Online 29 Oct 2017

Tarnow-Mordi W, Morris J, Kirby A, Robledo K, Askie L, Brown R, Evans N, Finlayson S, Fogarty M, Gebski V, Ghadge A, Hague W, Isaacs D, Jeffery M, Keech A, Kluckow M, Popat H, Sebastian L, ... Simes J.

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