Understanding the spread and growth of bowel cancer in the liver

Lead researcher

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

Department of Surgery, Austin Health

Years funded

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.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant


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