Diane Davey has been a nurse at Peter Mac since completing her grad year with us in 2014. She is currently splitting her time between Radiotherapy and Nurse-Led Research where she is investigating different methods to reduce skin reactions following radiotherapy treatment.
More Victorians newly diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) can now access fully-subsidised sophisticated genomics testing which can divert them into more effective treatments. The cost of testing 240 CLL patients - newly diagnosed from now until May 2019 - has been covered thanks to a generous philanthropic contribution to Peter Mac’s Molecular Haematology Laboratory.
A new targeted therapy which uses radioactive material sourced from Australia’s Lucas Heights nuclear reactor has produced dramatic responses in some men with aggressive prostate cancer who have failed current therapies.
The sun was shining and the stars were out for the Sony Foundation’s River4Ward event in Melbourne on Thursday. An annual event that raises vital funds for You Can youth cancer centres around Australia – including the centre on level one at Peter Mac.
Peter Mac Chief Executive Dale Fisher stepped out on Friday morning in support of the next generation of Australian women in senior and leadership positions as an official mentor at the Mentor Walks Australia event in Melbourne.
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.