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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
The ALaCart trial, a collaboration of ...
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Australia has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the
A newly published study has shown that for people at very high
risk, specialised surveillance clinics would cut costs and improve
health outcomes, as melanoma would be detected earlier and fewer
unnecessary biopsies would be done. The study had 500 participants
who were at very high risk because they had had melanoma already or
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John Simes, director of CTC, has been honoured by an accolade
from his colleagues in cancer research for his achievements over
broad areas of leadership, advocacy, research, and teaching-the Cancer Research
Network's 10th Anniversary Career Achievement Award.
Among his many lifetime achievements, he has helped establish or
develop 6 national cancer research groups, which run high-quality
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