Associated Studies

PCR4QI: Pancreatic Cancer Registry for Quality Improvement

An NHMRC project grant was awarded in 2016 to Associate Professor Sue Evans for ‘Optimising care for patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer: a prospective cohort study’. This 5-year project will utilise the UGICR’s pancreatic cancer data and see an expansion of this module into six NSW Local Health Districts. A PhD student is studying the development, implementation and analysis of pancreatic cancer quality indicators and patient-reported outcome measures.

Principal Investigators: A/Prof Sue Evans (CIA), A/Prof Rachel Neale, Prof John Zalcberg, Prof David Goldstein, Prof Sally Green, Prof Neil Merrett, Prof Kate White and Prof James Kench

SYMPTOM-UGI: Upper Gastrointestinal Cancer SYMPTOM Study

A collaborative project led by Professor Jon Emery from the University of Melbourne, looking at patient pathways from onset of symptoms to cancer diagnosis. Potential participants for this project will be identified through the UGICR.

Principal Investigators: Prof Jon Emery (CPI), Prof John Zalcberg, Dr Sharon Liqurish and Dr Ri Scarborough