Adolescents and young adults with cancer experience a unique range of issues that differ from children and older adults as the timing of ill-health coincides with a period critical growth and development.

Peter Mac offers specialised education and training to health professionals and students through a range of placement and continuing professional development opportunities.

Peter Mac provides a range of education and professional development opportunities for students and health professionals working in cancer nursing, allied health, survivorship and those supporting adolescents and young adults.

Peter Mac is one of three health services who partner with the Victorian Paediatric Integrated Cancer Service (PICS), working in collaboration with the Royal Children’s Hospital and Monash Children’s Hospital in the care of children with cancer and blood disorders.

Peter Mac pharmacy department provides a diverse range of clinical, educational and quality use of medicine (QUM) placements. Placements are designed to ensure excellent patient care is maintained while fulfilling individual objects.

Peter Mac offers opportunities for continuing professional development in cancer care for general practitioners and specialists throughout the year.

Peter Mac has Australia's largest specialist radiation therapy centre, offering world-class radiation therapy and the latest training and equipment to deliver the best available treatment to our patients.

The Peter Mac research education program provides excellence in research training and support for all laboratory and clinician research students as they develop expertise in new technologies, and help drive new discoveries that lead to changes in research knowledge and clinical practice.

The Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC) – a Richard Pratt legacy – supports professional development and learning opportunities for healthcare professionals who provide care to cancer survivors.