The underlying cause of the majority of families with a high risk of colorectal cancer remains unexplained.
We will use new technology to work out what genes cause cancer in these families so we can provide better genetic counselling. Our work may also offer new ways to detect and treat colorectal cancer.
A/Prof Ian Campbell, Dr Alison Trainer, A/Prof Lara Lipton, A/Prof Paul James, Dr Maria Doyle
Cancer Council Research Grant
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
$200,000 over 3 years