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Welcome to the APGI
We are a member of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC), a worldwide collaborative effort to comprehensively catalogue the genomic and epigenomic abnormalities in over fifty major human cancers. The APGI brings together the expertise of pancreatic cancer scientists and healthcare professionals across Australia, and is dedicated to improving outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients and their families.

Welcome to the APGI

We are a member of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC), a worldwide collaborative effort to comprehensively catalogue the genomic and epigenomic abnormalities in over fifty major human cancers. The APGI brings together the expertise of pancreatic cancer scientists and healthcare professionals across Australia, and is dedicated to improving outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients and their families.
IMPaCT Trial

Individualised Molecular Pancreatic Cancer Therapy (IMPaCT) is a new Australian clinical trial looking at individualising the treatment of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer.

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Familial Cancer Cohort

Do you have a family history of pancreatic cancer? We need your help. You may also be eligible to join our screening program. Click here to find out more.

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APGI News
November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

The month of November is dedicated to bringing pancreatic cancer into focus through awareness. Purple ribbons are now available for purchase.

2014 APGI Symposium Presentations

Available presentations from the 2014 APGI Symposium have now been uploaded.

2013 Research Update

APGI's 2013 Research Update includes our current ICGC progress from a collection and genomic standpoint, numbers of data components that have been generated, a summary of projects underway as well as publication highlights.

2013 Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month Launch at Parliament House Sydney

The Hon Jillian Skinner, NSW Minister for Health and Minister for Medical Research joined APGI researchers, Garvan Institute of Medical Research colleagues, pancreatic cancer patients and their family members at Parliament House in Sydney recently to officially launch the month of November 2013 as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness month. At the conclusion of the formal proceedings a large cake in the shape of a purple ribbon was cut and guests enjoyed the opportunity to chat with one another over morning tea. We have heard some truly moving and extraordinary stories over the months from patients and their carers, one in particular we would like to share with you here. From Erica, who warmly addressed the Minister and audience at last week’s Parliament House event with an insightful speech on her roller coaster journey.

Mutational Signatures of Cancer Identified

An international collaboration looking at the 30 most common cancer types and the mutational process that drives tumour development has resulted in a major cancer discovery.