A study has confirmed the accuracy of iPrevent, an online tool developed at Peter Mac to help women understand and reduce their risk of breast cancer. The study of almost 16,000 women, published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum, found iPrevent gave accurate predictions of their breast cancer risk over a ten-year period.
Cellular immune therapies are revolutionising cancer treatment and have been especially effective at combating blood cancers; now a team at Peter Mac and Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), led by Professor Tony Tiganis, may have found a way to extend this therapy to the treatment of solid tumours.
Specialised immune cells, capable of killing off infections and cancers, can escape their own destructive properties through the action of a protective outer shield, researchers from Peter Mac and the University College London have discovered.
As part of Genetic Counsellors Awareness Day 2019 we're sharing the story of two sisters who both had a double mastectomy at Peter Mac on the same day with the same surgeons after finding out they had a BRCA1 genetic mutation.
From Friday 8 November the Royal Parade service lane (map below) will be closed, for approx. four weeks. Metro tunnel advises commuters, travelling to and from Peter Mac, to plan ahead and allow extra travel time. Access to Peter Mac drop off bays will be maintained. At times, drop off bays may be...
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.