This includes clinical trials and research of anticancer and supportive care therapies. Several of these research drugs are presently not available in Australia.
What we aim to achieve
We aim to help identify better treatment modalities for cancer and its toxicities as well as getting access to medications which are presently not available in Australia.
What are the next steps and milestones for your research?
To ensure ongoing funding for research coordinators and data managers. They are vital to continue research at the LMH. This year has been significant as we have embarked in Phase I studies (these are first-in-human trials).
What motivates you to pursue cancer research?
Improving patient outcomes, finding solutions for cancer, its treatments and reducing toxicity.
My message to supporters:
This funding helps ensure the Lyell McEwin Hospital can continue to run a busy cancer clinical trials unit, ensuring patients from the northern suburbs of Adelaide have access to clinical trials. The Lyell McEwin cancer research unit is increasingly being chosen as the only site in South Australia for cancer and supportive care research trials and studies.