There is no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for increased uptake of telehealth appointments. Over the 12 months to 30 June 2020, telehealth consultations at Peter Mac rose by an astronomical 481% to 9,311 appointments. October has been designated Telehealth Awareness Month...
Professors John Seymour and Andrew Roberts are joint recipients of the 2020 Ramaciotti Medal for Excellence, recognising their Melbourne-led development of a blood cancer drug now used around the world.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Riccardo Dolcetti as Head of Clinical and Translational Immunotherapy, a joint appointment of Peter Mac, The University of Melbourne and the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
This week is International Infection Prevention Week - a chance for us to put a spotlight on the vital work being done by our Infection Prevention team every day to prevent and control healthcare associated infections, including COVID-19.
Carers play an important role in our communities and our health and social support systems. They invest time, energy and support in providing health-related care to family or friends, usually in an unpaid capacity.
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.