Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre’s Dr Maja Divjak has developed an award-winning animation showing how an innovative new form of cancer treatment targets cancerous cells. Almost 20,000 Australians are diagnosed with a blood cancer each year and researchers at Peter Mac are using CAR T-cell therapy to genetically modify a patient’s blood cells to seek out and kill cancer including some blood cancers.
Glynis Vickery is a proud Gunditjmara and Yorta Yorta woman who lives in Kinglake with her partner and two children. Diagnosed with cancer twice, Glynis is currently on active treatment at Peter Mac and had just finished her radiation therapy when she sat down to talk with us. She’s looking forward...
New Peter Mac-led research, in collaboration with The Australian National University (ANU), suggests a way to possibly fix a failing stem cell transplant in patients with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML).
Positive results for the use of neoadjuvant cemiplimab in people with cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (CSCC) were published in New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and presented at the European Society of Medical Oncology held in Paris this week.
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.