Read, discover and understand progress, achievements and outcomes of cancer research, education and clinical care delivered by the VCCC, our alliance members, supporters and partners.
Congratulations to Dr David Gyorki, Dr Andreas Behren and Dr Katherine Woods
In late February we hosted the inaugural VCCC Cancer Grand Challenge ‘Pitch’ led by then-Melanoma Research & Education Lead, now Executive Director, Professor Grant McArthur, and the VCCC Melanoma and Skin Cancer Strategy Group. Three multi-institution teams of melanoma experts were challenged to develop a collaborative research project of international significance and ‘pitch’ them at an open clinical forum.
Vital signs: 2016 VCCC Cancer Patient Experience Survey results provide fresh insight for health care providers
The VCCC’s Living with Cancer program set out to better understand patients’ experience of their cancer care to identify opportunities to reduce the impact of cancer on patients and families.
VCCC Research & Education Program Symposia shine a light on key issues
A key role for the Research & Education Leads is to work within their tumour stream to identify and facilitate opportunities for collaborative research and integrated education to expedite delivery of promising treatments and models of care that will benefit patients.
Victorian State Government funds expansion of cancer clinical trials through the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Minister for Health, The Hon. Jill Hennessy MP announced today that the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) will receive $20 million over four years in new funding to boost clinical trials and speed up the delivery of new cancer treatments for Victorian patients.
Sights set on world’s best care for Victorian patients
Following an international search, eminent Australian clinician scientist Professor Grant McArthur has been appointed to lead the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre as Executive Director.
Improving patient access to clinical research studies; through increased research capability and care for people with advanced disease
Following an international search, local expert Professor Jennifer Philip has been appointed to the prestigious position of Chair of Palliative Medicine.
Leads characterise the broad and multi-faceted nature of cancer research and education in a comprehensive cancer centre setting
Four new leaders have been appointed to help deliver the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre’s commitment to further advance collaborative cancer research and accelerate translation of new knowledge into patient treatment and care.
Professor Andrew Roberts to help guide translational research focus
The Board of the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre is pleased to advise that Professor Andrew Roberts MBBS FRACP FRCPA PhD has been appointed as the new Chair of its Cancer Research Advisory Committee (CRAC).
Strategic research focus to boost impact of VCCC alliance
$10 million in new funding from the Victorian State Government will help the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre develop further as an effective translational research platform for cancer.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has today announced plans to establish a translational research centre in Nanjing.
Understanding how and why damaged cells develop into cancers is the focus of recently published research by Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists.