Melanoma Immunotherapy Project:Looking for Lazarus (palliative care project)

In conjunction with the Melanoma stream, the Palliative Care stream is reviewing the palliative care needs of patients treated with immunotherapy. The review includes referral patterns to palliative care from melanoma, since institution of immunotherapy treatments (approximately 3.5 years), treatment with immunotherapy within one month of death and outcomes for those patients, admissions to hospital or ICU within one month of death and place of death.


Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Principal Investigator/s

Dr Sonia Fullerton

Consultant, palliative medicine

Contact details

Dr Sonia Fullerton

Principal Investigator

Email: [email protected]

Publications & presentations

Wong, A., Fullerton, S., Spruyt, O., Brady, B., McArthur, G., Sandhu, S., Integration of Immuno-oncology and palliative care. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2016, 34(13): 1561-2