Clinical trials lead to cancer breakthroughs

Search for all available cancer trials in Victoria

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The Victorian Cancer Trials Link connects people affected by cancer and their clinicians with information about current cancer clinical trials in Victoria, Australia. It has a range of information and resources to help you understand how clinical trials work and and allows you to easily search for current trials to discuss with your doctor.

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Clinical trials information for people affected by cancer

Clinical trials are an important way to improve treatment for people with cancer - and the only way to thoroughly evaluate the effects of a clinical intervention.

Latest cancer trial news

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Cutting-edge method to treat breast cancer

In a cutting-edge new study funded by Cancer Council Victoria, Dr Ajithkumar Vasanthakumar from the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute and his colleagues are developing a new therapeutic approach to target immunosuppressive cells that block the effectiveness of immunotherapy for patients living with breast cancer. Read more

Impact under the microscope

In May, people who have or are considering including a gift in their Will to Cancer Council Victoria were invited on a laboratory tour to learn about the ground-breaking research underway - seeing first-hand the impact a gift in their Will can have. Read more
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Re-purposing cardiac drugs to improve radiotherapy treatment for breast cancer

In a groundbreaking new study, Cancer Council Victoria funded researchers are exploring whether a cardiac drug called a beta-blocker can be re-purposed to improve the effects of radiotherapy for cancer treatment. Read more