Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre will undertake the transfer of inpatients from its current site in East Melbourne to its new home within the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building commencing at 7.30am today.
Victoria’s Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre will complete the transfer of the majority of its patient services from its current site in East Melbourne to its new home within the $1 billion Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building, this Friday 24 June 2016.
Peter Mac researchers have made an important advance in our understanding of the most common sub-type of leukaemia in infants, providing a new lead that could fast-track development of a targeted and more effective treatment.
Doctors at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Melbourne Hospital have joined forces with pharmaceutical companies in a world-leading clinical trial showing early signs of promising results.
The largest group of past and present patients to step inside Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre’s soon-to-be new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building, had a special preview of the $1.1 billion dedicated cancer hospital and research facility today.
Nurses from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, together with peers from The Women’s and Royal Melbourne Hospital, have toured the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) building as part of their International Nurses Day celebrations.
More than 440+ nurses are completing their training at Peter Mac’s new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building ahead our move in late June 2016. On International Nurses Day, we asked some of our leaders with nursing backgrounds, to describe what’s best about Peter Mac’s new home:
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.