Archived Bulletins

March 28, 2018

Published: March 28, 2018
Category: Group updates
The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) 2018 Annual Spring Meeting of Participants will be held April 27 - 29, 2018 at the Chelsea Hotel in Toronto.

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Congratulations to our colleague Dr. Frances Shepherd, medical oncologist at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, who has received the prestigious 2018 Canada Gairdner Wightman Award "for her global leadership in oncology which has contributed significantly to the improving survival outcome of lung cancer patients worldwide." Dr. Shepherd served as Chair of the Lung Cancer Committee at CCTG for 19 years!

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Published: March 28, 2018
Category: Publications
IND210: A Randomized Phase II Study of Reolysin in Combination with FOLFOX6 and Bevacizumab or FOLFOX6 and Bevacizumab Alone in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
 
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March 14, 2018

Dr. John Hilton, the Study Co-Chair of IND.231, gave an oral presentation

Dr. John Hilton, the Study Co-Chair of IND.231, gave an oral presentation of the results to date from IND.231, A Phase I/II Study of CX-5461, at the Targeted Anti-Cancer Therapies (TAT) International Congress 2018 - "the home of phase I in oncology". The conference was held in Paris, France on March 5-7, 2018.

TAT focuses on early-phase development and translational research. The programme covers targeted agents, immuno-oncology and combinations involving such agents.

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Published: March 14, 2018
Category: Trials
CCTG IND.225  is a phase II study of the assessment of Response to Pembrolizumab in Metastatic Melanoma: CT Texture Analysis as a Predictive Biomarker, is closed to accrual.
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Published: March 14, 2018
Category: Group updates

On-line Registration is now open. Travel and hotel information, a draft Schedule of Events, and our meetings policies, including the Invitation Policy, Registration Policy, and Travel Reimbursement Policy, are posted on the Spring Meeting 2018 Registration and Information page.

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Shakeel Virk Director Operations & Pathology Coordinator & Dr Lois Shepherd Director of the #CCTG Tumour Tissue Data Repository with Dr David LeBrun, Academic Director, Queen's Canada Laboratory for Molecular Pathology

Queen's University played host to a research funding announcement with Dr. John Fisher, Vice-Principal (Research), Queen’s University and Ms. Sophie Kiwala, MPP for Kingston and the Islands. Along with a number of awards, it was announced that CCTG has received matching infrastructure funding from The Ontario Research Fund to support the purchase of a histology slide scanner.

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Published: March 14, 2018
Category: Publications
Primary Publication for CEC3 (NCCTG N107C) - A Phase III Trial of Post-Surgical Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) Compared with Whole Brain Radiotherapy (WBRT) for Resected Metastatic Brain Disease Read More