ANZGOG is well regarded internationally for its high standards of clinical trial practice and quality data processing.
We focus on national and international collaborative clinical trials. ANZGOG has over 51 trial sites in Australia and New Zealand. North American and Europe are part of the ANZGOG network. In 2012 India joined with the Outback Trial.
ANZGOG has strong partnerships with many international clinical trials groups. Women in Australia and New Zealand can take part in large scale, global clinical trials because of these links.
ANZGOG now has a global role in advancing medical research into gynaecological cancer. This benefits women in Australia and New Zealand with faster access to improved treatment.
Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG)
ANZGOG is a member of the Gynecologic Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) which is the leading international body involved in clinical trials research in women with gynaecological malignancies.
ANZGOG is the lead GCIG group for the Symptom Benefit Study, OUTBACK
ANZGOG has been very active in supporting the GCIG and members have had major input into committee leadership and meeting organisation.
ANZGOG member representatives on the GCIG include:
- Professor Michael Quinn - Chair of GCIG Board of Directors, 2011
- Dr Julie Martyn - Chair of the Harmonization Committee 2010-2012
- Professor Michael Friedlander - Chair of the Symptom Benefit Working Party; GCIG Executive, Organising Committee for the 4th Ovarian Cancer Consensus Conference in 2011
- Dr Clare Scott - Co-chair of the Translational Research Committee
Australia & New Zealand Collaborations
|COSA - Clinical Oncology Society of Australia ||website |
|PoCoG - Psycho-oncology Cooperative Group||website|
|TROG - Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group||website|
|ANZUP - Australia New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Group||website|
|ANZBCTG - Australia New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group||website|
|PC4 - Primary Care for Cancer||website|
|AGITG - Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group||website|
|ALLG - Australasian Leukaemia and Lymphoma Group ||website |
|ANZMTG - Australia New Zealand Melanoma Trials Group||website |
|ALTG - Australasian Lung Trials Group||website|
|ASSG - Australasian Sarcoma Study Group||website|
|ANZCHOG - Australian and New Zealand Children's Haematology and Oncology Group||website|
|COGNO - Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology||website|
ANZGOG is involved in a number of collaborative international trials with prominent world research groups including:
|Gynecologic Oncology InterGroup||website |
|Gynecologic Oncology Group, USA||website|
|Medical Research Council, UK||website|
|Dutch Cooperative Oncology, Holland||website |
|Scottish Gynaecological Cancer Trials Group||website|
|European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer||website|
|Group d’Investigateurs Nationaux pour l’Etude des Cancers Ovariens, France||website |
|Princess Margaret Hospital Consortium, Canada||website|
|Arbeitsgemeinshaft Gynaekologische Onkologie, Germany ||website|