A landmark study, led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, has revealed the reason why men with a family history of prostate cancer who also carry the BRCA2 gene fault have a more aggressive form of prostate cancer.
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has signed a collaborative Agreement with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in the United States to advance research and improve diagnosis towards better treatments and potential cures.
The vision for a cancer research powerhouse in Melbourne has received a significant boost with the announcement of the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) grants by the Australian Government.
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, in collaboration with the VCCC alliance and other partners, has been generously awarded $1.5 million to accelerate research into improved treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL).
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has announced a new Sister Institution Agreement with the Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Centre (FUSCC) in China. The Agreement was signed in Shanghai today by FUSCC President, Xiaomao Guo, MD and Peter Mac Chief Executive, Ms Dale Fisher.
In a breakthrough for the treatment of prostate cancer, researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in collaboration with researchers at Monash University and Australian National University have identified a drug combination which shows potential as an entirely new therapy for incurable, end-stage disease.
Our 2015-16 Annual Report provides details of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre's significant advancements in cancer research, treatment and care; solid financial performance; and our 2016 move to our new home within the state-of-the-art Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building.
More patients with cancer who respond poorly to frontline treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy will have improved access to personalised medicine testing, thanks to an innovative program developed by Snowdome Foundation, Vision Super and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.
More than 30 Peter Mac patients, family members and carers were today treated to a special three-course lunch created and plated by one of Melbourne’s top executive chefs Benjamin Cooper, the force behind our city’s Asian dining sensation Chin Chin restaurant.
The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre acknowledges the traditional
owners of the land on which our five sites are located throughout Victoria.
We recognise their strength and resilience and pay our respects
to their Elders past and present.