Peter Mac’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) Nicole Tweddle is a changemaker. She is a person who knows how to ask the right questions, connect the dots, form relationships, understand the impacts of making a change and the consequences of maintaining the status quo. She is one of six women in Peter Mac’s Executive Team, a position she has earned through tenacity, hard work and humility. Here, she explains what it takes to be a woman at the top of her game. Join us as we #PressforProgress on International Women's Day #IWD2018
A team of researchers, led by Peter Mac’s Prof Rod Hicks, has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the US-based Neuroendocrine Tumour Research Foundation (NETRF) to study new treatment approaches for this rare and difficult to treat cancer.
You know its Wednesday when Baz the Spoodle patters through the Peter Mac corridors. Wearing his official ‘pet therapy’ uniform, the volunteer pup and his owner Cath Flanagan bring a weekly dose of joy to patients and staff.
The Federal Government has committed $2.96 million to fund TRACEBACK, aimed at identifying unaware carriers of BRCA gene mutations and preventing future cases of ovarian and other cancers. The announcement was made this week to mark Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
A Peter Mac-led study has been selected as one of the 10 most outstanding manuscripts for 2017 by editors of the prestigious hematology journal Blood, strengthening our international reputation as a leader in blood cancer research.
Patient Cas Willow and her partner of 17 years, Heather Richards, have married in a moving ceremony in Peter Mac’s Wellbeing Centre. It was in one of the nation’s first same-sex marriages after the waiting period that could have prevented the couple from marrying until 9 January was waived on medical grounds.
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.