Media and Publications

Publications

'Building capacity for clinical research in developing countries: the INDOX cancer research network experience':
Raghib Ali, Alexander ET Finlayson, on behalf of the INDOX Cancer Research Network; Glob Health Action 2012, 5: 17288.

'Developing innovative models for North South Cooperation in clinical research experience from the INDOX Cancer Research Network'; R Ali & V Raina; Ann. Onc.; 19:831-833.

Press releases

October 2011: Largest study of causes of cancer in India begins

January 2013: INDOX expansion boosts cancer research across India

Media

Articles about INDOX in the media:

Independent on Sunday - 19 August 2012

"...In recent years, doctors in India have expressed concern about the increasing occurrence of various forms of cancer, some suggesting it was the result of changing lifestyles and increasing urbanisation. A three-year study by the INDOX Cancer Research Network - a partnership between the University of Oxford in Britain and 12 Indian cancer centres - was launched last year to investigate the causes behind the apparent rise..." Click here to read more.

The Lancet - 17 March 2012

India faces growing breast cancer epidemic: "Breast cancer is set to overtake cervical cancer as the most common cancer in women in India in 2020. Priya Shetty reports on a UK—India collaboration to tackle the growing epidemic." Click here to read more.

Public Service Review - 16 March 2012

PROFILE- INDOX and research capacity building: "The INDOX Cancer Research Network brings together many of the world's leading cancer scientists from the UK and India in a unique global resource to conduct research into the treatment and prevention of cancer..." Click here to read more.

The Times of India, Education Times - 26th December 2011

"The INDOX network at University Oxford is a partnership among more than a dozen Indian cancer centres from Delhi to Trivandrum and from Ahmedabad to Assam. Raghib Ali, who is leading the initiative, talks to Education Times on why the emphasis on those cancers that are more prevalent in India..."  Click here to read more.

The Week - 9th December 2011

Dissecting the Crab: "Ever noticed that every time you read or hear something about cancer trends, you are bombarded with studies and statistics from Europe and the US? Experts who refer to western epidemiological data are not doing so to give an ‘international' tag to their opinion, but because there is scant information regarding Indian trends..." Click here to read more.

Station; Science and Technology India Online - Issue 12: 7th - 22nd November 2011

"Oxford University launches landmark study along with dozen Indian cancer institutes..."  click here to read more.

Podcasts

The following podcast is from the Oxford University podcast series: Translational Medicine:

Dr Raghib Ali talks about INDOX.  Click here to view the podcast on the Nuffield Department of Medicine's website: http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/raghib-ali-indox-cancer-research-network

The following podcasts are from the Oxford University podcast series, “Cancer in the Developing World”.  The whole series can be downloaded from ITunesU or via http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/

Cancer Research in India

Dr Raghib Ali, Director of INDOX, discusses cancer in India, why Oxford University became interested in this problem and how INDOX has helped improve the standard of clinical trials in India.

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Cancer Research in India: Part II

Prof Vinod Raina, co-founder of INDOX, discusses the key achievements of INDOX and the challenges involved in doing clinical research in India.

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David Kerr on Cancer Research

David Kerr, Professor of Cancer Medicine at Oxford University and co-founder of INDOX, discusses his research on colorectal cancer, the process of how new treatments are developed, the changes he has witnessed in the NHS over his career and how cancer care differs in developing countries.

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