IHMRI affiliation

Theme:Diagnostics and therapeutics

Research focus

  • Radiation oncology
  • Rectal cancer
  • Lung cancer
Research projects

Rectal cancer outcomes in ISHLD (2006-2017)
Other investigators: Robert Winn, Dr Daniel Brungs, Elias Nasser

Retrospective study on assessing the survival and disease outcomes of patients diagnosed with rectal cancer and treated in ISHLD from 2006-2017.

Register of Comprehensive Outcomes Measurement for Rectal cancer in ISLHD
Other investigators: Amy Hains, Elias Nasser, June Rose, Daniel Brungs, Robert Winn, Soni Putnis, Martin Jones, Glaucia Fylyk, Bronwyn Freeman, Jade Schuberth, Bernadette Tomes, Emma Grierson

This is a longitudinal quality improvement study with the aim of implementing a comprehensive set of outcome measures in routine clinical care in rectal cancer. It wlll also collect quality of life measures of rectal cancer patients currently undergoing treatment in ISLHD. This project has commenced as of June 2018 and will continue indefinitely. 

Publications and funding

  • Rabbani R, De Leon J, Rose J, Kang S. Patterns of care and outcome of rectal cancer in the lllawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. Oct 2017: 6 l(S l): 177
  • Brungs D, Splitt A, Ranson M, Kang S, Bell G, Carolan M, Aghmesheh M, Biobanking at a regional tertiery hospital: An initial experience and identification of barrier to patient consent Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology. Nov 2016 12(S5): 149-S0