Key collaborators

The CTC works with organisations around the world in collaborations that lead to better health outcomes in Australia and internationally. New collaborations are continually sought and then consolidated in research projects, improving global health outcomes.

Group

Nature of group

CTC activity

Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group

(AGITG)

Collaborative group for gastrointestinal cancer trials: Australia, New Zealand

International collaborations: Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Scotland (CACTUS), Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), European Organisation for Research antd Treatment  of Cancer (EORTC) , European Study Group for Pancreatic Cancer (ESPAC), Groupe Coopérateur multidisciplinaire en Oncologie (GERCOR), National Cancer Centre, Singapore, National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG) , National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP), Medical Research Council (MRC), Oxford Clinical Trials Office, Oxford University (OCTO) , Pan-European Trials in Alimentary Tract Cancer (PETACC)

Coordinating centre

and collaborator

Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group (ALTG)

Collaborative group for lung cancer trials: Australia, New Zealand International collaborations: NVALT (Netherlands), NCIC CTG (Canada)

Coordinating centre and collaborator

Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG)

Collaborative group for gynaecological cancer trials: Australia, New Zealand International collaborations: Dutch Gynaecologic Oncology Group (DGOC), Group d’Investigateurs Nationaux pour l’Etude des Cancers Ovariens (GINECO), Gynecological Cancer Intergroup (GCIG), International Gynaecological Cancer Intergroup (IGCI), Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), Medical Research Council (MRC), Scottish Gynaecologic Cancer Trials Group (SGCTG)

Coordinating centre and collaborator

Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Clinical Trials Group (ANZUP)

Collaborative group for cancer of the genitourinary system: Australia, New Zealand. International collaborations: Cancer Research UK (CRUK), European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), Groupe Coopérateur multidisciplinaire en Oncologie (GERCOR),Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), Swedish & Norwegian Testicular Cancer Project (SWENOTECA), Wales Cancer Trials Unit (WCTU), and CTRI (Ireland)

Coordinating centre and collaborator

Breast Cancer Trials (BCT)

Collaborative group for breast cancer trials: Australia, New Zealand

International collaborations: International Breast Cancer Study Group (IBCSG), Breast International Group (BIG), International Breast Cancer Intervention Study (IBIS)

Statistical centre for group, including randomisation

Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro- Oncology (COGNO)

Collaborative group for brain cancer trials: Australia

International collaborations: European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)

Coordinating centre and collaborator

RACS-SNAC collaboration

Collaboration with Royal Australasian College of Surgeons on SNAC trials: Australia

Coordinating centre and collaborator

Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Collaborative group: Australia and New Zealand

Collaborator

Group

Nature of group

CTC activity

Antenatal Magnesium IPD International

Collaboration (AMICABLE)

Meta-analysis collaboration: international

Collaborator

Cholesterol Treatment Trialists’ Collaboration (CTTC)

Investigators of cholesterol treatment trials: Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States, Italy

Coordination of

meta-analyses in heart disease

Cochrane Collaboration Breast Cancer Group

Collaborative group undertaking systematic reviews of trial evidence: international

Editorial base

Cochrane Prospective Meta-Analysis Methods Group

Collaborative group undertaking systematic reviews of trial evidence: international

Coordinating centre

Cord Clamping and other Measures to Influence Placental Transfusion at Preterm Birth (CCPTP)

Prospective meta-analysis collaboration: international

Collaborator

Early Prevention of Obesity in Children (EPOCH) collaboration

Prospective meta-analysis collaboration: international

Data coordination centre

INSPIRE (International Trials of Aspirin to Prevent Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism)

Meta-analysis: ASPIRE and WARFASA (Italy)

Data coordination centre

Meta-Analysis of Preterm Patients on Inhaled Nitric Oxide (MAPPiNO)

Meta-analysis collaboration: international

Data coordination centre

Neonatal Oxygenation Prospective Meta- analysis (NeOProM) collaboration

Prospective meta-analysis collaboration: international

Coordinating centre

Perinatal Antiplatelet Review of International Studies (PARIS) collaboration

Meta-analysis collaboration: international

Co-coordinating centre

Prenatal repeat corticosteroid international individual-patient-data study group: assessing the effects using the best level of evidence (PRECISE) collaboration

Meta-analysis collaboration: international

Collaborator

Prevention of Ventilator Induced Lung Injury collaborative study group (PreVILIG)

Meta-analysis collaboration: international

Data coordination centre

Star Child Health

Meta-analysis collaboration: international

Member

Group

Nature of group

CTC activity

Australasian Society of Thrombosis and

Haemostasis (ASTH)

Professional group undertaking thrombosis trials: Australia, New Zealand

Coordinating centre

and collaborator

Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR)

National register of clinical trials: Australia, New Zealand and international

Coordinating centre

Biostatistics Collaboration of Australia (BCA)

Universities undertaking postgraduate education in biostatistics: Australia

Coordinating centre

GUSTO-VIGOUR Group

Investigating improved treatments for heart attack sufferers

Asia Pacific Data Coordination

The FIELD Investigator Group

Evaluating treatments to prevent complications from Type 2 diabetes

Coordinating Centre

The LIPID Investigator Group

Evaluating the role of cholesterol lowering to reduce cardiovascular disease

Coordinating Centre

Group

Nature of group

CTC activity

Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA)

Advocacy body for investigator-initiated trials groups: Australia

Founding member

Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI)

Advocacy body for clinical trials: international

Member

RNA-based Analysis for Prediction of Islet Death (RAPID)

Collaborative group: Australia

Collaborator

Sydney Catalyst

Consortium for translational research in cancer

Collaborator

Medical Services Advisory Committee (MSAC) and Department of Health and Ageing

Government: Australia

Assessments of new technologies and other research services

Menzies Research Institute and Charles Darwin University

Research institution: Australia

Collaborator