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Wait a minute! Clamping the umbilical cord later saves preterm babies' lives

Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately, according to two international studies supported... Read More

Award for excellence and outstanding achievements in medical research

CTC's deputy director, Tony Keech, has been awarded the RPA Foundation Medal 2017. The medal, with $50,000 to go toward research, is presented annually by Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney. ... Read More

CTC Director receives award from the Vice-Chancellor

Professor John Simes, CTC director, has just been awarded the University of Sydney's Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence. It acknowledges his exceptional research at the university. He is a pr... Read More

The cost of new drugs for cancer is creating challenges for patients and their doctors

When drugs are not subsidised by the government, and a doctor feels that a drug would be worthwhile, another way of paying must be found. Some of these treatments are very expensive. In some cases... Read More

Published Research

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

Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol lowering with evolocumab and outcomes in patients with peripheral artery disease: Insights from the FOURIER trial (Further Cardiovascular Outcomes Research With PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects With Elevated Risk)

Circulation. Online 13 Nov 2017

Bonaca MP, Nault P, Giugliano RP, Keech AC, Pineda AL, Kanevsky E, Kuder J, Murphy SA, Jukema JW, Lewis BS, Tokgozoglu L, Somaratne R, Sever PS, Pedersen TR, Sabatine MS.

An interview study of patient and caregiver perspectives on advance care planning in ESRD

American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Online 15 Nov 2017

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

Comparison between site and central radiological assessments for patients with recurrent glioblastoma on a clinical trial

Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Online 9 Nov 2017

Field KM, Fitt G, Rosenthal MA, Simes J, Nowak AK, Barnes EH, Sawkins K, Goh C, Moffat BA, Salinas S, Cher L, Wheeler H, Hovey EJ, Phal PM

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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Friday 20th October 2017, 8:45am - 5pm

This one day workshop will help clinical and scientific investigators refine their concept into a proposal for a clinical trial and/or translation...

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