Labor to fast-track leukaemia drug trials

17 April 2019 - Patients with deadly blood cancers will get faster access to potentially life-saving drug trials if Labor ...

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The stepped wedge cluster randomised trial: what it is and when it should be used

1 April 2019 - The basic premise of a stepped wedge cluster randomised trial is that all clusters start in the ...

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Cluster randomised trials

4 March 2019 - Cluster randomised trials randomise groups of individuals rather than individuals themselves to interventions.  ...

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Sweet smell of success for patients taking the sugar pill

15 January 2019 - A placebo is anything that seems to offer a real medical treatment, but doesn’t. It could ...

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Australia's first telehealth cancer drug trial

3 December 2018 - A partnership between north Queensland hospitals is bringing potentially life-saving cancer drug trials to rural patients. ...

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Co-ordinated clinical trials could help more Australians

29 August 2018 - Every year about 1000 clinical trials start in Australia, with cancer the most frequently targeted condition. ...

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$50 million to provide life-saving support to cancer patients

18 July 2018 - The Australian Government will provide $50 million to support some of Australia’s sickest patients, battling the most ...

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Federal Government to announce $50 million custom cancer drug trial

17 July 2018 - Almost 600 Queenslanders will have their cancer’s DNA tested to identify the drugs that will keep ...

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Cancer research funding has an inherent bias that often excludes rare cancers, expert says

3 February 2018 - The biggest investor in cancer research in Australia needs to address an "inherent bias" in how ...

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Standard deviation and standard error: interpretation, usage and reporting

5 February 2018 - Standard deviations and standard errors are reported routinely in statistical analyses, but the distinction between them is ...

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Major new measures to help combat rare cancers

24 August 2017 - The Australian Government is supporting major new initiatives that will improve access to clinical trials, particularly for ...

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Clinical trials provide $1.1b to Australian economy: MTPConnect releases report on clinical trials ecosystem in Australia

21 June 2017 - MTPConnect today released a new report ‘Clinical Trials in Australia: the economic profile and competitive position ...

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Prima’s trial backs safety of metastatic breast cancer drug

5 June 2017 - The Lucy Turnbull-chaired biotech Prima Biomed has revealed new data that backs the safety of its ...

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South Australia slashes pathology, medical science jobs

31 May 2017 - Medical unions say timely patient treatments and diagnoses could be at risk after the South Australian ...

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Medical research reforms to improve our future health

25 May 2017 - The Australian Government provides more than $800 million through the National Health and Medical Research Council each ...

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