New app links patients to trials

An innovative smartphone app gives cancer patients and their oncologists instant access to information about clinical trials.

The app was created by the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) and provides opportunities for people living in all areas to access to trial information, says research manager Joan Torony.

“We launched in December last year and did site visits in the central west, Tamworth, Lismore and others and we’re starting to get people active on trials,” she says.

“It’s good for patients and carers, but it’s also important