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SAiGENCI

SAiGENCI is an independent cancer-focused medical research institute located in South Australia; focussing on cancer research and clinical trials, which will include new cutting-edge technologies in immunotherapies and genomics.

Recruitment of Director

Active recruitment of a high-calibre, long-term Director and CEO is underway. The Director will be a highly respected and talented cancer researcher and will, with the support and guidance of the Advisory Board, develop the strategic objectives for SAiGENCI.

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Research impact

Better breast cancer treatment

Great progress has been made on breast cancer in recent decades. Five-year survival rates in Australia are up to 91%, while 83% survive beyond 10 years. Yet the disease still claims thousands annually and treatment often leaves those who do survive with significantly impaired quality of life.

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Potential for prostate cancer breakthrough

A new angle on prostate cancer research aims to find better ways to treat the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Australian men.

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Curbing chemo

Being diagnosed with cancer, one of the world’s most enduring and undiscriminating killers, is distressing enough. But making it a doubly cruel blow is the fact that undergoing one of its most effective treatments, chemotherapy, can itself be utterly debilitating, and even life threatening.

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