News and Media

24 Apr

New funding to build capacity for cancer care and research across Monash Partners

  Monash Partners’ Cancer and Blood Diseases theme, the Monash Partners Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MPCCC), will advance collaborative programs outlined in its 2017 – 2021 strategic plan thanks to funding provided by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The funding was confirmed in mid-April and will include $219,000 to pilot a shared

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05 Dec

MPCCC 2017 Cancer Forum

MPCCC’s 2017 Cancer Forum dinner at Huntingdale Golf Club on 31 October was a networking event for our partners and stakeholders. Cancer clinicians, health professionals, researchers, administrators, community and government joined us for the occasion.  The event was emceed by MPCCC’s Chair, Sue Williams. Speakers included Prof Mark Shackleton, Professor Director of Oncology at the

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31 Oct

MPCCC Annual Report 2016-2017

MPCCC’s 2016-2017 Annual Report features our 2017 -2021 Strategic Plan, new oncology and research leaders, research highlights and MPCCC grant recipients, plus the professional development activities and service improvement projects that are being undertaken by the Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service. Download  MPCCC-Annual-Report-2016-2017

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10 Oct

MPCCC welcomes Dr Zee Wan Wong, Head of Oncology, Peninsula Health

Welcome to Dr Zee Wan Wong, the new Head of Oncology at Peninsula Health. Dr Wong is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor with Monash University, lectures at the University of Melbourne Rural Clinical School and regularly presents at Cancer Council Victoria’s Living with Cancer and Cancer Survivorship workshops. Dr Wong’s clinical focus is breast and gastrointestinal cancers as well as immunotherapy, and

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10 Oct

Monash Health’s Oncopain Clinic announced as finalist for the 2017 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards

The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards recognise and celebrate excellence, dedication and innovation in public health, health services and service initiatives that deliver informed and effective healthcare. Monash Health’s Oncopain Clinic has been announced as a 2017 finalist  in the category of Secretary’s Award for improving integration of care for patients with chronic and complex conditions.

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05 Sep

Equity Trustees – a new Philanthropic Partnership supports MPCCC researchers

A new opportunity to support MPCCC’s research community was presented through the Monash Partners’s innovative new partnership with Equity Trustees. Equity Trustees has directed the combined resources of 24 philanthropic trusts to a new Partnership Program which will inject more than $3m over three years to Monash Partners, the Mater Foundation, and the National Foundation

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05 Sep

MPCCC Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021

MPCCC consulted our stakeholders extensively in the development of our 2017 – 2021 strategic plan, which enabled us to re-confirm our vision, mission, values and philosophy, and prioritise the activities that will be the focus the MPCCC’s collaborative programs over the next four years.  Whilst this was quite challenging across a community that is as

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29 Aug

MCCC announces 2017 travel grant awards

Each year, Monash Comprehensive Cancer Consortium (MCCC) offers travel funding to enable cancer researchers employed by MCCC’s research and clinical partner organisations to present their work at interstate and international cancer conferences.  Eligible researchers submit an application and are competitively reviewed by an expert panel. “It can be challenging for researchers to find funding for

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18 Jul

Interested in using smart nanoparticles for therapeutic delivery in animal models?

  A/Prof Ezharul Hoque Chowdhury from Monash University’s Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences Malaysia campus is keen to collaborate with MPCCC researchers, who might have interests in using smart nanoparticles for therapeutic delivery in animal models. “We have found the nanoparticles hold high potential based on current experimental data in an animal

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