The Spring 2018 DSSG Digest was published at last Friday’s Spring DSSG meeting. It has the most up to date news and listing of cancer trials underway in Ireland. You can download a copy by clicking on the ‘read more’ link below. DSSG Digest Spring 2018
On International Women’s Day 2018 we salute and celebrate all women in research and a give special shout out to all the heroic women on cancer trials around the country and around the world – thank you.
We’re delighted to announce that Prof Peter J. O’Dwyer, Group Co-Chair of ECOG-ACRIN, Director of the Developmental Therapeutics Program at Abramson Cancer Center & Prof of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania, will be our guest speaker at our Spring DSSG meeting which we’re holding on Friday, 9th March 2018 at Cancer Trials Ireland, Innovation House, […]
We were delighted to have been part the important discussion on unblocking the potential of collaboration at this year’s BioPharma Ambition. Session participants included (l to r) Dr Muhammed Ali, Executive Director, Regional Healthcare Solutions Strategy, MSD International; Dr Richard L. Schilsky, Senior Vice PresidenWe were delighted to have been part the important discussion on […]
A delegation from Cancer Trials Ireland met recently with Simon Harris TD, Minister for Health, and Dr Jerome Coffey, Director of the NCCP, to discuss implementing the National Cancer Strategy, the opportunities to develop further Ireland’s expertise in cancer trials and financial challenges. Pictured (l to r) Dr Jerome Coffey, Director of the NCCP, Simon […]
Global surveillance of trends in cancer survival 2000–14 (CONCORD-3): analysis of individual records for 37 513 025 patients diagnosed with one of 18 cancers from 322 population-based registries in 71 countries. Link to website: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673617333263
Following our work with InterTrade Ireland to promote all-island cancer trial collaboration our Clinical Lead, Prof Bryan Hennessy, will be co-chairing the session “Discover What’s Possible – The opportunities and challenges of all-island cancer clinical trial collaboration” at EAPM’s first major European Personalised Medicine Congress which will be hosted in Belfast next week (27-30 Nov) eapmbelfast2017.com/ Check […]
Listen back to Dr Linda Coate, head of Cancer Trials Ireland’s lung cancer group on The Pat Kenny Show talking about the exciting new lung cancer trial Meru which is investigating the drug Rova-T which is targeting small cell lung carcinoma.
The findings of the SOLE trial have just been published in Lancet Oncology with Dr Seamus O’Reilly, consultant medical oncologist at Cork-Mercy and South Infirmary Victoria University Hospitals as one of the authors. Extended adjuvant intermittent letrozole versus continuous letrozole in postmenopausal women with breast cancer (SOLE): a multicentre, open-label, randomised, phase 3 trial In […]
Funding of up to €300,000 is available for projects from 12 up to 36 months under the MRCG-HRB Joint Funding Scheme from Breakthrough Cancer Research. Breakthrough Cancer Research (Breakthrough) is an Irish Medical Cancer Research Charity focused on funding research leading to new treatments for cancers which do not respond or are poorly served by available […]