Member Contact: Kurt Lackovic
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Industry: R&D Services
Cancer Trials Australia is an organisation established to coordinate clinical trial management at its member sites thereby delivering efficient outcomes for sponsor companies and access for patients to new products and therapeutic regimens in the treatment of their cancer. 15 Melbourne and Victorian regional based cancer centres, two research centres and 3 centres in Sydney and regional NSW. Established in 1993 as the Centre for Developmental Cancer Therapeutics (CDCT), Cancer Trials Australia is now Australia’s premier early phase cancer trials group.
With a strong focus on early drug development in oncology and haematology, Cancer Trials Australia’s aim is to improve cancer treatment through clinical and scientific research, with a strong emphasis on integration of biological endpoints to clinical trials.
The members of Cancer Trials Australia are:
Ballarat Health Services
Border Medical Oncology
Chris O’Brien Lifehouse
Olivier Newton John Cancer Research Institute
Peninsula Oncology Centre
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research