Archived News

Below you'll find the ALLG's 2015 news announcements.

 
Lymphoma in the elderly — a less is more approach to cure Dec 2015
There is a lack of information about how elderly patients with aggressive lymphomas can tolerate full dose chemotherapy and so the standard approach has been to give them reduced doses. The ALLG has opened a new clinical trial (ALLG NHL29), which aims to improve the survival of elderly patients with aggressive lymphomas by adding an oral tablet ‘Ibrutinib’ to the standard treatment of care. more ...
 
November 2015 Scientific Meeting Review Nov 2015
The hundreds of people who attended the ALLG Scientific Meeting (SM) in Melbourne in November were all in agreement — probably the best SM ever. more ...
 
Electronic data goes live! Oct 2015
Electronic data entry greatly simplifies and accelerates the whole clinical trial process bringing us results quicker. This very exciting new development ushers in a whole new era for the ALLG, one of no more paper! more ...
 
ALLG Strategic Planning Day Sep 2015
Members of the Board, Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) and others met in July this year to review progress in relation to the strategic plan and consider proposals for further development. more ...
 
The ALLG Biobank Aug 2015
The ALLG Biobank plays a crucial role in research into a wide variety of blood cancers which is critical for future scientific discoveries and cure breakthroughs. more ...
 
Smartphone app puts clinical trials at the fingertip of doctors July 2015
Cancer clinicians can now access the latest information on clinical trials underway in Victoria from their smartphone, following the launch of the Victorian Cancer Trials Link (VCTL) mobile application for Apple and Android devices. Congratulations to Cancer Council Victoria on the initiative that will support clinical trials. more ...
 
May 2015 Scientific Meeting Review June 2015
The ALLG May 2015 Scientific Meeting held in Brisbane was attended by over 200 delegates and was a great success. A regular feature is always the number of new proposals and this May saw 14 new concepts presented and an additional 7 flagged for further development. more ...
 
Trials Enabling Program May 2015
The ALLG has partnered up with the Leukaemia Foundation to launch the $600,000 Trials Enabling Program to give the most vulnerable cancer patients access to international clinical trials without leaving the country. more ...
 
A special Thank You to all our sponsors at the May 2015 Scientific Meeting Apr 2015
The ALLG would like to acknowledge the generous support of its sponsors. more ...
 
New clinical trial for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) Mar 2015
The ALLG is excited to launch the new CLL07 study lead by Prof Stephen Mulligan. more ...
 
Takeda Training Scholarship Feb 2015
The ALLG is pleased to announce that Takeda Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (Takeda) has generously agreed to provide funding for a Scholarship for one ALLG member to attend the Specialist Certificate in Clinical Research (Oncology) at the University of Melbourne. more ...
 
FUTuRE Fertility Project Jan 2015
The ALLG is pleased to endorse the 'Australasian Oncofertility Registry', an observational registry recording details of fertility preservation and reproductive potential for patients with cancer. more ...