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National Cancer Cooperative Trials Groups

The Australian Government is supporting Australia’s capacity to develop industry-independent cancer clinical trials. The following National Cancer Cooperative Trials Groups are currently funded by Cancer Australia:

  •     Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group
  •     Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group
  •     Australasian Lung Cancer Trials Group
  •     Australia and New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group
  •     Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group
  •     Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology and Oncology Group
  •     Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group
  •     Australian New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group
  •     Australasian Sarcoma Study Group
  •     Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology
  •     Primary Care Collaborative Cancer Clinical Trials Group
  •     Psycho-Oncology Co-operative Research Group
  •     Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group

The purpose of the funding is to support the Groups to develop industry-independent cancer clinical trials protocols and in doing so increase the:

  • participation in clinical trials by people affected by cancer
  • number of cancer clinical trials conducted in Australia
  • number of clinical sites actively participating in clinical trials
  • involvement of clinicians and researchers in clinical trials within Australia