ALaCart trial an international advance in oncology


ALaCart rectal cancer trial

The ALaCart rectal surgery trial was selected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology for inclusion in Clinical Cancer Advances 2017, the society's annual review of progress against cancer and emerging trends in the field.

The study has been featured as one of the year's major achievements internationally in clinical cancer research and care. 

The ALaCart trial, a collaboration of the Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group, the Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand with CTC, was led by Brisbane colorectal surgeon, Andrew Stevenson.

We announced the trial when the results were first published in JAMAhere.

1 February 2017