Peter Mac provides coordinated and comprehensive cancer care across 13 tumour streams. Find more information to help you understand your disease and the support and service Peter Mac provides specific to your cancer.
Breast cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in breast tissue of a man or woman.
Stomach cancers happen in the organs that are found in the upper section of the digestive system.
Lower gastrointestinal (also called colorectal, bowel or colon) cancer happens in the large intestine of the digestive system.
Genitourinary cancers are found in urinary tract (kidney and bladder) and male reproductive system (prostate, testicles and penis).
Gynae-oncology focuses on cancers of the female genitals and reproductive system (e.g. ovaries and cervix).
Blood cancers and related diseases primarily affect the bone marrow or blood cells (e.g lymphoma and leukaemia).
Head and neck cancers generally start in the lining of the mouth, nose, throat or voice box.
Lung cancer is a malignant tumour that happens in the tissue of one or both lungs.
The three main types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma.
Neuro-oncology is a specialised cancer field focusing on brain and spine (backbone) tumours.
Children’s cancers are often very different from adult cancers and respond differently to treatment.
Sarcomas are cancers that affect bones or soft tissues such as muscles, nerves and other soft tissues that connect or surround joints.