Thanks to clinical trials, the most effective treatments are helping more people survive their cancer. Clinical trials are vital for translating the discoveries made in research laboratories in WA and around the world into new treatments for people with cancer. In many cases, participants are able to access tomorrow’s best treatments today by taking part in clinical trials.
It’s not okay that many cancer patients miss out on the chance to participate because of where they are being treated, or because of the small number of trials supported in WA.
Cancer Council WA calls on the next State Government to increase to double the number of clinical trials and double the number of participants. This means: