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Our videos below cover a broad number of discussions, presentations and developments in GI Cancer research and clinical trials. Many of these may be useful in understanding the progress to date and results of current and past clinical trials.

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What do you need to launch a clinical trial?

Professor Steve Ackland outlines the three elements that every clinical trial needs.

Clinical Trials & Research

Neo-IMPACT clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients

Dr Lorraine Chantrill discusses the concept for the Neo-IMPACT clinical trial for pancreatic cancer patients.

Clinical Trials & Research

Pancreatic Cancer

Health economics in clinical trials

The GI Cancer Institute includes health economists in discussion of all its clinical research concepts. Dr Lorraine Chantrill discusses how the public health sector can conduct research which can save costs and reduce the quantity treatment that patients need without compromising on quality.

Clinical Trials & Research

Colorectal Cancer

Nutrition during cancer treatment

Nutritional standards for patients during cancer treatment vary. Dr Lorraine Chantrill discusses how the GI Cancer Institute is looking to develop research to standardise recommendations for nutrition.

Clinical Trials & Research | Treating GI Cancer

Collaboration between disciplines in cancer research

Dr Lorraine Chantrill discusses how specialists from various disciplines collaborate to conduct clinical trials through the GI Cancer Institute.

Clinical Trials & Research

Out of the box trials: ASCOLT

Dr Lorraine Chantrill discusses the GI Cancer Institute's clinical trials that are out of the ordinary, including the ASCOLT trial investigating aspirin in the treatment of colorectal cancer.

Clinical Trials & Research

Colorectal Cancer

Have survival rates for upper GI cancer improved?

"We need to do better." Many cancers in the upper gastro-intestinal tract are neglected - rare or less common cancers that miss out on funding for research. Dr Lorraine Chantrill says that outcomes aren't changing fast enough. More research is needed to achieve the breakthroughs that have improved survival rates in other cancers.

About GI Cancer | Clinical Trials & Research

Levels of collaboration in clinical trials

Dr Lorraine Chantrill discusses the levels of collaboration in the gastro-intestinal clinical trials conducted by the GI Cancer Institute.

Clinical Trials & Research

Adding value to clinical trials

Dr Lorraine Chantrill and Professor Steve Ackland speak about how value can be added to clinical trials to conduct hypothesis-generating research.

Clinical Trials & Research

Associate Professor Michael Jameson explains the SPAR trial

This randomised phase II trial aims to evaluate the effect of simvastatin (SIM) on efficacy and toxicity of pCRT in rectal cancer patients.

Clinical Trials & Research

Colorectal Cancer

A Cancer Survivor’s Journey

Steve Dicks was diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumours (NETs), a rare form of cancer, over ten years ago. He is a participant on the CONTROL NETs trial. He speaks with his oncologist Dr Katrin Sjoquist about his journey.

Patient Story

NeuroEndocrine Tumours (NETs)

What is toxicity management for pancreatic cancer? Dr Andrew Dean

Dr Andrew Dean speaks about the area of toxicity management for pancreatic cancer patients.

Treating GI Cancer

Dr Andrew Dean: Toxicity management for pancreatic cancer patients

Dr Andrew Dean discusses what toxicity is and why managing it is important for pancreatic cancer patients.

Treating GI Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Dr Andrew Dean on the side effects of toxicity for pancreatic cancer patients

Dr Andrew Dean discusses what the side effects of toxicity are for pancreatic cancer patients and ways that they are managed.

Treating GI Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

ASCO 2018 – Upper GI in focus at ASCO

Dr Katrin Sjoquist shares updates from the Upper GI session at ASCO 2018.

About GI Cancer

INTEGRATE II: Information and how to register

Associate Professor Nick Pavlakis discusses the symptoms and risk factors of gastro-oesophageal cancer, and how the INTEGRATE II trial will investigate the best treatment methods for patients.

Clinical Trials & Research | Treating GI Cancer

Oesophageal Cancer | Stomach Cancer

Research presentations from ASCO 2018

The annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting is the largest gathering of cancer experts. In June 2018 Professor Chris Karapetis and Dr Katrin Sjoquist shared the latest findings in GI cancer research from ASCO.

Clinical Trials & Research | Treating GI Cancer

Colorectal Cancer | Oesophageal Cancer | Pancreatic Cancer

NABNEC: Information and how to register

Information on the NABNEC trial, as well as details on how to register. This trial is studying the treatment of neuro-endocrine cancers (NECs), and is conducted in partnership with The Unicorn Foundation.

Clinical Trials & Research

Dr Matthew Burge on bowel cancer and the MONARCC clinical trial

Oncologist Dr Matthew Burge explains the symptoms and risk factors of bowel cancer, and how the MONARCC clinical trial will investigate the best treatment methods for elderly patients.

Clinical Trials & Research | Treating GI Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Dr Lorraine Chantrill talks about pancreatic cancer

Dr Lorraine Chantrill, Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG) and GI Cancer Institute Director, speaks about her work in pancreas cancer research.

About GI Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Clinical Trials – Living Room Series Event 2017

Prof David Goldstein & Dr Lorraine Chantrill, speak on Pancreas Cancer and the progress that has been made and is continuing through clinical trials conducted in Australia.

Clinical Trials & Research

Pancreatic Cancer

How to find out about Clinical Trials

How does a patient find out about GI cancer clinical trials?

Clinical Trials & Research

Why Clinical Trials are Important

Professor Tim Price explains why GI cancer clinical trials are important.

Clinical Trials & Research

Clinical Trial Phases

Dr Nick Pavlakis explains the phases of a clinical trial.

Clinical Trials & Research

Integrate I & II - A Clinical Trial

Dr Nick Pavlakis on the AGITG's trials INTEGRATE I and INTEGRATE II

Clinical Trials & Research

Living with GI cancer

Felicity Walker talks about her experience of GI cancer diagnosis and treatment, with some great tips on how to keep friends updated. Filmed at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, March 2016.

Patient Story

Why research is important

Medical Oncologist Dr Louise Nott explains the importance of GI cancer clinical research., at the Hobart Engage Community Forum in March 2016.

Clinical Trials & Research

Quality of Life Research

Dr Louise Nott explains the importance of research into GI cancer survivorship and quality of life after treatment. Filmed in March 2016, at Hobart Engage Community Forum.

Clinical Trials & Research

Personalised Medicine

Medical Oncologist Dr Louise Nott explains Personalised Medicine. Filmed at Hobart Engage Community Forum, in March 2016.

Clinical Trials & Research

Translational research

Filmed in March 2016 at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, Dr Louise Nott explains translational research.

Clinical Trials & Research

Multidisciplinary research

Dr Louise Nott explains multidisciplinary at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, in March 2016.

Clinical Trials & Research

GI Cancer: Latest Treatment and Research

Dr Louise Nott’s full presentation from the March 2016 Hobart Engage Community Forum, about the latest GI cancer treatments, research & clinical trials.

Clinical Trials & Research

Recruiting for a GI cancer clinical trial

How do you take part in a GI cancer clinical trial? Medical Oncologist, Dr Louise Nott, explains in this short video from Hobart Engage Community Forum.

Clinical Trials & Research

What is a clinical trial?

Dr Louise Nott explains what is involved in a GI cancer clinical trial. Filmed at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, in March 2016.

Clinical Trials & Research

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

Jessica Webb speaks about including an Exercise Physiologist in your multidisciplinary treatment team. Filmed at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, March 2016.

Treating GI Cancer

Targeted therapies and personalised medicine

Medical Oncologist Dr David Boadle, talks about GI cancer targeted therapies and personalised medicine at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, in March 2016.

Treating GI Cancer

GI cancer treatments

Dr David Boadle explains the types of treatments available for GI cancer, at the Hobart Engage Community Forum.

Treating GI Cancer

Staging and diagnosis

Understand more about a GI cancer diagnosis and journey, from Dr David Boadle, speaking at Hobart Engage Community Forum, March 2016.

Treating GI Cancer

Lessening the risk of GI cancer

Medical oncologist Dr David Boadle, discusses ways to lessen the risk of GI cancer and the importance of screening. Filmed in Hobart, at the March 2016 Engage Community Forum.

About GI Cancer

Cancer Causes

Dr David Boadle explains what causes cells to mutate and form cancer. Filmed at the Hobart Engage Community Forum, in March 2016.

About GI Cancer

Cancer and Genes

How do genetics affect the causes of cancer? Dr David Boadle, Medical Oncologist, explains in this short film from the Hobart Engage Community Forum.

About GI Cancer

What is cancer?

Medical Oncologist Dr David Boadle, explains what cancer is, how it effects your cells and how it spreads in this short video from the Hobart Engage Community Forum, filmed in March 2016.

About GI Cancer

Dr Nick Pavlakis

Why he became an oncologist

About GI Cancer | Treating GI Cancer

Colorectal Cancer

Professor Tim Price

Why I became Involved in GI Cancer

About GI Cancer

Anal Cancer