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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

Benefits of Investigator-initiated trials exceed their costs

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) and the Australian Commission on Safety and Equality in Health Care have published a landmark report outlining the economic benefits of investigator-... Read More

Published Research

A systematic review of performance-enhancing pharmacologicals and biotechnologies in the Army

Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Online 25 Aug 2017

Ko H, Hunter KE, Scott AM, Ayson M, Willson ML

Cost-effectiveness of evolocumab therapy for reducing cardiovascular events in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

JAMA Cardiology. Online 24 Aug 2017

Fonarow GC, Keech AC, Pedersen TR, Giugliano RP, Sever PS, Lindgren P, van Hout B, Villa G, Qian Y, Somaratne R, Sabatine MS

Evaluating the addition of oxaliplatin to single agent fluoropyrimidine in the treatment of locally advanced rectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy 2017. Online 19 Aug 2017

Thavaneswaran S, Kok PS, Price T

Health-related quality of life associated with regorafenib treatment in refractory advanced gastric adenocarcinoma

Gastric Cancer. Online 18 Aug 2017

Martin AJ, Gibbs E, Sjoquist K, Pavlakis N, Simes J, Price T, Shannon J, Gill S, Jain V, Liu G, Kannourakis G, Kim YH, Kim JW, Goldstein D

Cognitive function in a randomized trial of evolocumab

New England Journal of Medicine 2017; 377(7): 633–643

Giugliano RP, Mach F, Zavitz K, Kurtz C, Im K, Kanevsky E, Schneider J, Wang H, Keech A, Pedersen TR, Sabatine MS, Sever PS, Robinson JG, Honarpour N, Wasserman SM, Ott BR.

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Upcoming Events and Courses

Concept development workshop for trials and translational research studies registration

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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