Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre will join Bristol Myers Squibb’s International Immuno-Oncology Network (II-ON) – a peer-to-peer network that aims to accelerate the advancement of cancer immunotherapies, the emerging “fourth pillar” of cancer treatment.
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre welcomes the latest round of Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA) grants which included a further $5.2million for our research and clinical trials into areas of great community need such as Advanced Melanoma, Prostate Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer; and Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.
An international scientific collaboration involving Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, University College London, Birkbeck College (London) and Monash University has visualised in microscopic detail how the natural defence force within our immune system attacks and destroys harmful invaders such as virus-infected and cancerous cells.
Researchers at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The University of Melbourne and Monash University have been awarded a prestigious $13.2m National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Program Grant to continue ground-breaking research in cancer immunology – which is fast becoming the “fourth pillar” in cancer treatment.
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.
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.