Cabrini is a Catholic, not-for-profit healthcare service providing 832 beds and a comprehensive range of health services. Over 2,500 new cases of cancer are diagnosed at Cabrini each year. Day Oncology Units at Malvern and Brighton have over 2,000 patient treatments per month. As a not-for-profit health service, all surpluses are used to develop our services and facilities to provide the best possible care for patients and families. Patient care is the primary focus of our work and at the heart of all we do.
Research is carried out in surgery, medical oncology and haematology, psycho-oncology and palliative care as part of the Cabrini Institute. Established in 1999, the Cabrini Institute is the collective name for the numerous researchers and education providers who work at Cabrini. It includes the Cabrini Monash Clinical School, the Cabrini Monash University Department of Surgery, the Monash Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Cabrini Hospital, the Szalmuk Family Department of Medical Oncology, the Cabrini Centre for Nursing Research, the Szalmuk Family Psycho-oncology Unit, the Allied Health Research Unit, the Cabrini Human Research Ethics Committee, and the community education program Let’s Beat Bowel Cancer. The Cabrini Institute supports education and research, to continually improve the quality of care and educate tomorrow’s health professionals.