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Peter Mac - Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre which is commonly abbreviated to Peter Mac is an Australian oncology research institute, cancer treatment, and professional oncologist training centre located in Melbourne.

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is a world leading cancer research, education and treatment centre and Australia's only health service solely dedicated to caring for people affected by cancer. Peter Mac has 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.

Vision and mission

Innovation, excellence, compassion and specialist expertise in cancer care, treatment, research and education.

How Peter Mac can help

Peter Mac provides world’s best cancer care, accelerates discovery and translational research, and focusses on cancer prevention and wellbeing.

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Last reviewed: December 2020

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Medicinal Cannabis

This information may help answer your questions about medicinal cannabis. Please talk to your doctor about medicinal cannabis and if it is right for you.

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Genitourinary Oncology | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Genitourinary cancers are found in urinary tract (kidney and bladder) and male reproductive system (prostate, testicles and penis).

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Understanding breast cancer | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Breast cancer happens when cells in breast tissue:Grow abnormallyMultiply andEnter nearby breast tissue.The breast is made up of:

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Understanding upper gastrointestinal cancers | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Stomach cancers also called upper gastrointestinal (UGI) cancers happen in the organs that are found in the upper section of the digestive system. The UGI organs of the digestive system (how we eat and process food) include:

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Understanding gynae-oncology | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Gynae-oncology is a specialised cancer field focusing on cancers of the female sex (genitals) and reproductive system (where and how babies are made).

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Virtual Visit | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Virtual visits are a great way to stay connected to your loved ones and support them during their stay at Peter Mac.

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Health Professionals | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

You can refer a patient to Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre for consideration of a clinical trial. Trials are conducted in cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship and patient experiences.

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Treatment | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

At Peter Mac we offer a comprehensive range of cancer treatments and services based on the latest research and technology.

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Diagnosis & investigations | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

We use a variety of tests and procedures to learn more about your cancer.

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Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre | Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

The Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC) aims to optimise the health and wellbeing of cancer survivors and their carers.

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