Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is a world-leading cancer research, education and treatment centre and Australia’s only public health service solely dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer. We have over 3,200 staff, including more than 700 laboratory and clinical researchers, all focused on providing better treatments, better care and potential cures for cancer.
Peter Mac is one of an elite group of hospitals worldwide to have its own integrated cancer research laboratories, conducting research at all stages of the medical research pipeline, from discovery through to translational, clinical, and health services research and implementation science.
Principal research areas
- Discovery-focussed laboratory research
- Clinical research, with a major focus on early phase clinical trials
- Health services research & implementation science
Image caption: The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Victoria.
Image credit: Peter Mac