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22 Mar

New SMICS Dashboard Streamlines Reporting of ICS Audit Data

The Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) has created a new dashboard, using MS Excel, to simplify and standardise the process of reporting Integrated Cancer Service (ICS) Cancer Service Performance Indicator (CSPI) results. The Victorian CSPI program was established to measure progress with the implementation of Victorian Government cancer reform policy, and promotes the timely

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22 Mar

Monash oncologist leads shared care model to benefit Gippsland cancer patients

Cancer survivors in Gippsland will have access to better post-hospital care as part of a partnership with GPs and oncologists. A new model of care has been developed in Gippsland to assist patients through their cancer journey.  The Gippsland Cancer Survivorship Project will ensure patients receive continued support from their GP, their cancer nurse and

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07 Mar

MPCCC announces recipients of the MPCCC Research Grant

Thanks to a funding partnership with Monash Partners and the Victorian Cancer Agency, MPCCC is pleased to announce that we will be supporting two very worthy research projects, with the award of the MPCCC Research Grant. The MPCCC Research Grant was designed to encourage research collaboration across MPCCC sites and to aid in the delivery

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20 Feb

MPCCC investigators succeed in latest VCA funding round

The latest Victorian Cancer Agency funding round has injected $12.2 million to support cancer research projects designed to fast-track research into clinical practice and develop new treatments that deliver better cancer care. MPCCC would like to congratulate Dr Luc Furic from Monash University, who was awarded a VCA Mid-career Research Fellowship for his project “Targeting

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13 Feb

Landmark study unlocks secrets of aggressive prostate cancer

A landmark study, led by Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute, has revealed the reason why men with a family history of prostate cancer who also carry the BRCA2 gene fault have a more aggressive form of prostate cancer. The study, published in Nature Communications, involving a consortium of Melbourne and Toronto researchers and clinicians, reports

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09 Feb

New clinician-researcher appointment adds to MHTP cancer leadership

  MPCCC welcomes Associate Professor Eva Segelov to the Monash Health Translation Precinct in her new role as Director of Oncology at Monash Health and Professor of Oncology in the Department of Medicine, Monash University. A/Prof Segelov comes from the University of New South Wales where she was a clinical academic and a senior staff

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08 Feb

MPCCC plans for the future of cancer care and research

  MPCCC is working to deliver a five-year strategic plan that will consolidate our partner’s cancer priorities and drive MPCCC’s future activities in advancing cancer care and research across our region. The role of MPCCC is to enhance collaborative opportunities between researchers and clinicians and between partner organisations in order to improve cancer care and

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27 Jan

Australia Day Honours Recipients

MPCCC congratulates the following leaders from our partner organisations for receiving 2017 Australia Day Honours awards, and for the contributions they have made to our community. A/Prof Gary Richardson, Head, Cabrini Monash Department of Medical Oncology Medal of the Order of Australia in the General Division (OAM) Acknowledged and recognised for service to medicine, particularly

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