One in two people will have cancer by age 85 and yet research shows compared to younger patients they have less access to acute treatments, information on side-effects and opportunities to take part in clinical trials.
The first Gamma Knife to be installed in Victoria, at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, is now fully operational, with the first patients to receive the non-invasive radiosurgery sharing their experiences.
Their story of raising cancer research funds in memory of their late dad touched the nation. Now Matilda and Harriet Stepto, along with mum Fiona, have visited Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre to personally deliver what they raised.
Today Peter Mac staff, including Chief Executive Professor Shelley Dolan, showed their support for the Women’s March 4 Justice movement, to ensure the safety, justice and equality of women in the workplace. The group walked around the Peter Mac Parkville campus to demonstrate the importance of this...
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.