Understanding the spread and growth of bowel cancer in the liver

Project Description

Colorectal cancer (CRC) spread to the liver is the major cause of death in patients with CRC as treatment options are limited. This project aims to identify effective targeting of RAS components to destroy liver tumours in these patients.

Annual Lay Report

Understanding the spread and growth of bowel cancer in the liver

Year

2011-2012

Researchers

Prof Christopher Christophi, Dr Eleanor Ager, Prof Peter Angus, Dr Vijayaragavan Muralidharan

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant

Institution

Department of Surgery, Austin Health

Funding

$99,744 in 2011 and $90,076 in 2012

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