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MPCCC Precision Oncology Seminar: Associate Professor James Lee


General and Endocrine Surgeon, The Alfred, Monash Health, Epworth Healthcare “The evolving role of molecular markers in the management of patients with thyroid cancer” Molecular markers have been playing an increasing role in the management of patients with thyroid cancer – from diagnosis, prognosis, to treatment or advanced disease. In [...]

MPCCC Precision Oncology Seminar: Professor Ron Firestein


Head, Centre for Cancer Research, Hudson Institute of Medical Research “Functional Precision Oncology: Moving Beyond Genomic Sequencing” Professor Firestein will discuss how functional interrogation of the cancer genome is being applied to repurpose existing cancer therapies and identify the next-generation of targeted therapies in both adult and paediatric malignancies. This [...]

MPCCC Precision Cancer Seminar: Mal Ameratunga


Dr Ameratunga will discuss how novel computational approaches could be utilised to expand the array of therapies available to patients with poor prognosis and aggressive cancers.

MPCCC Precision Cancer Seminar: Professor Nicholas Huntington


NHMRC Leadership Fellow & Head Cancer Immunotherapy Laboratory, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute "Targeting Natural Killer cells in cancer immunotherapy" Prof Huntington will present recent clinical evidence that natural killer (NK) cells are a key in the protective anti-tumour immune response and discuss new opportunities to target NK cell function to [...]

MPCCC Precision Cancer Seminar: Associate Professor Kara Britt

Associate Professor Kara Britt leads the Breast Cancer Risk and Prevention Lab at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. “Defining the changes associated with cancer risk in order to develop preventative therapies.” Kara will talk through the rising incidence of breast cancer and the changes in society that might be driving this. [...]

MPCCC Precision Cancer Seminar: Dr Paul Yeh


Dr Paul Yeh is a consultant haematologist and clinician-scientist with dual appointments at Monash Health and Monash University.  He is the Head of the Blood Cancer Biomarkers Laboratory in the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health. “Liquid biopsy to understand blood cancer evolution.” Paul will discuss the key to [...]

COVID-19 and Cancer Care: an update for healthcare professionals


Presented by the Victorian COVID-19 Cancer Network Taskforce As the next COVID-19 wave swells in Victoria, tune in for an expert update on the latest advice and protections for patients with cancer. New variants and vaccinations – an update Evusheld prevention options Criteria and access for antivirals – Lagevrio vs [...]


MPCCC Tech Talk – Dr Heidi Fettke


You, me, and the liquid biopsy - how to get the most out of your ctDNA Dr Heidi Fettke will discuss the necessary considerations and information required for successful design and analysis of circulating tumour DNA assays. Dr Heidi Fettke is a postdoctoral researcher at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where she leads the [...]