Monthly Archives: February 2017

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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