Alliance Partners

Overcoming cancer together

Our alliance is a multi-site, multi-disciplinary joint venture partnership between 10 leading medical research, academic and clinical institutions with a shared goal of improving outcomes for Victorian cancer patients

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Peter Mac is Australia’s only integrated cancer research, treatment and education centre, with multidisciplinary teams that provide care informed by precision in fundamental, translational and clinical research.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital

The Royal Melbourne Hospital (Melbourne Health) provides high-quality cancer treatment programs, translational research, and surgical and medical expertise, as well as other key support services such as clinical care and emergency medicine.

University of Melbourne

Australia’s first ranked research university and medical school, the university provides academic and research expertise to the alliance.

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The Royal Women’s Hospital

The Women’s provides specialist cancer services for women with breast and gynecological cancer and conducts research into the treatment and care of women with cancer, as well as the specific impacts of gender on cancer.

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute 

Australia’s oldest medical research, the Institute’s multidisciplinary cancer researchers and clinician-scientists work with VCCC alliance partners to progress research through to clinical outcomes.

The Royal Children’s Hospital

The Children’s Cancer Centre is the only provider of complex children’s cancer care and stem cell transplantation in Victoria and is a leader in the research and treatment of childhood cancer.

Western Health

Western Health is the largest provider of treatment for colorectal cancer and a leader in the treatment of upper gastro-intestinal cancers with programs in breast and lung cancer.

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and St Vincent’s Institute

A leader in palliative care practice, St Vincent’s provides a comprehensive cancer service with a special focus on complex cancer surgery along with oncology and haematology services, chemotherapy and on-site radiotherapy, in addition to housing the Victorian-wide psycho-oncology service.

Austin Health and Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

Austin Health is renowned for specialist cancer work, with the ONJCRI, the hospital conducts translational research and clinical trials including psycho-oncology research.

Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

The MCRI is a leader in understanding the underlying mechanisms and treatment of paediatric cancer and is home to the Children’s Cancer Tissue bank; a world class resource for researchers studying rare solid tumours and leukemia.