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AGITG Trial Updates: August 2020

ASCOLT Low-dose aspirin could play an important role in reducing the recurrence of colorectal cancer. The ASCOLT study is an international phase III trial that aims to discover whether taking a daily 200mg dose of aspirin for three years could help to prevent colorectal cancer returning in people who have already... Read More

Introducing the Patient Central Hub

Many healthcare professionals and patient organisations in Australia develop projects leading to better care for cancer patients and improving quality of life for these people. Unfortunately, these projects are often only implemented at the institution where the initiative was developed. All cancer patients in Australia should enjoy the benefits of these... Read More

June 2020: Trial Updates

NABNEC The NABNEC study for patients with advanced gastrointestinal neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs) is currently open in 16 sites across all six states in Australia. The aim of NABNEC is to determine the safety and efficacy of carboplatin plus nab-paclitaxel in comparison to the current standard chemotherapy plan (carboplatin plus etoposide) and find... Read More