How the Grace Gawler Institute's extensive research helps you - the patient
GGI’s extensive research enables our registered not-for-profit organisation to offer a smorgasbord of innovative medical treatments that are not usually offered to patients in the standard of care.
For you to comprehend the nature of our comprehensive research it is necessary to explain our unique clientele:
Our unique clientele: The Grace Gawler Institute works primarily with cancer patients who have fallen through gaps in the medical system.
GGI dedicated research enables us to assist cancer patients like you
Our patients include those…
- who are newly diagnosed
- dealing with a first recurrence
- with treatment resistant cancers
- with rare or difficult to treat cancers
- who have exhausted all treatment options
- who can’t tolerate harsh treatments (e.g. elderly patients).
GGI's research enables us to build networks of innovative cancer experts
Our weekly commitment to rigorous research enables us to source innovative, minimally invasive treatments for our clientele.
Patients benefit from these treatments NOW… not 10 years in the future.
These innovative treatments can often provide them with a second chance at life.
How patients benefit from our research endeavours
The Grace Gawler Institute research enables us to find & integrate advanced genomic diagnostic tests in consultation with our oncologists. Genomic test results enable them to determine personalised and targeted treatments.
COLLABORATIONS & NETWORKS:
Our research enables us to liaise with innovative oncology specialists within Australia and around the world providing far-reaching benefits for our patients. Our experts offer guidance and second opinions helping patients to more effectively navigate the cancer maze.
SUPPORTIVE CARE ONGOING RESEARCH:
Recognising “the Person” in “Personalised Cancer Medicine” is a focus for the Grace Gawler Institute. Our Founder Grace Gawler has dedicated 4.5 + decades specialising in supportive care approaches for cancer patients.
Respecting and compassionately listening to patient’s life stories as well as their cancer stories; bridges the gap between a cancer diagnosis and the life experience of the patient. Connecting these two aspects creates a therapeutic powerful patient-centred approach to wellbeing and life extension.
Grace constantly researches improved ways to assist patients psychological and emotional wellbeing via her Professional Networks on ResearchGate and Academia.com. She is a member of IPOS (International Association for psycho-oncology) and recently value-added to her qualifications upskilling via a course in Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome with world expert Dr Bessel Vander Kolk (2020).
Our Singapore Taiwan Cancer Research Tour
Our visit to Taiwan was for research and development regarding the impact of functional foods on gut micro-biomes.
In particular; the impact of functional foods for certain cancer types.
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