Here’s a brief summary of the Autumn DSSG meeting which focused on the National Cancer strategy and cancer trials and how to take advantages of the opportunities it provides.
Cancer Trials Ireland has announced the opening of the Irish arm of an international cancer trial that is investigating promising cures for leukaemia. It is expected that up to 60 patients from Ireland with a type of leukaemia known as CLL (Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia) will participate in the trial. (See video explaining the details HERE.) […]
For Cancer Week we’ve re-launched our nationwide radio advertising campaign featuring Bobby Kerr asking you to Just Ask Your Doctor!…listen here.
We’re putting the final touches to our new offices at Innovation House in Glasnevin, Dublin 11. We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting hub of new ideas and discovery.
The wonderful Cancer Trials Ireland Tag Rugby team has reached the final of the Summer League and will be battling it out with ‘Strictly Scrum Dancing’ at Pembroke Wanderers Hockey Club (Ballsbridge) on Thursday 27th July (Kick-off 9:00pm). All welcome for a great night out!
“Celebrating my 70th thanks to cancer trial” Alex Hosford, one of our fantastic Just Ask Your Doctor! champions tells his story in Cork Evening Echo
Dr Linda Coate, Vice Clinical Lead, Chair of the Lung Cancer Group and Consultant Medical Oncologist at UHL, & Dr Geoff Watson, Specialist Registrar in Medical Oncology at UHL, outline tailored treatment strategies to optimise patient outcomes.
Cancer Trials Ireland welcomes research targets and recommendations in the National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026. Commenting on the National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026, published today (5th July), Professor Bryan Hennessy, Clinical Lead, Cancer Trials Ireland, and Consultant Oncologist, Beaumont Hospital, said that the strategy was a potential game changer. “Implementation of the strategy could take us significantly […]
Every successful cancer treatment we have, we owe to the people who participated in clinical trials to test it. After surviving breast cancer, Esther Galvin wanted to help others the way she was helped. Read full story here in The Irish Independent June 2017
Big thanks to patients advocating for cancer trials at International Clinical Trials Day 2017 celebrations. At the launch Professor Bryan Hennessy called for cancer drug trial participation to double to 6% and the mainstreaming of cancer trials as one of an array of treatment options for all who have been diagnosed with cancer. See HERE.