Landmark trial results

“This is a breakthrough trial for men with this type of cancer” Professor Ray McDermott. – International trial reports drug can extend life of people with advanced prostate cancer by 33% – (Sunday, 2nd June) A landmark Australian led cancer trial, in which almost 200 patients from Ireland and the UK participated through Cancer Trials […]

Radiotherapy trial opens at Beacon

A trial to determine if stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) is superior to hypofractionated intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in the treatment of localised intermediate risk prostate cancer has opened at the Beacon Hospital in Dublin. The trial is sponsored in Ireland by NRG Oncology (International) and Cancer Trials Ireland and will recruit 6 to […]

Unsung heroes

“We need to fight for the best clinical trials with the most promising drugs …. Professor Cathy Kelly Consultant Medical Oncologist in Health News Ireland’s feature on women’s health in today’s Irish Independent: Unsung heroes: women living with metastatic breast cancer