Alliance Members

Overcoming cancer together

Our alliance is a multi-site, multidisciplinary joint venture partnership between 10 leading medical research, academic and clinical institutions with a shared goal of improving outcomes for Victorians affected by cancer.

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.

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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 gynaecological cancer and conducts research into the treatment and care of women with cancer, as well as the specific impacts of gender on cancer.


WEHI is one of Australia’s leading biomedical research organisations, with a strong national and international reputation for performing highly influential basic and translational research.

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, lung, genitourinary, gynaecology and haematological cancer. Western Health has on-site radiation therapy and chemotherapy facilities and has a strong palliative care service.

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

A leader in palliative care practice and complex cancer surgery, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne also provides oncology and haematology services, on-site radiation therapy and chemotherapy facilities, in addition, the hospital houses the Victorian-wide psycho-oncology service.

The hospital shares its campus with St Vincent's Institute, which has fundamental and clinical researchers working on mechanisms of cancer and diseases of cancer survivorship.

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Austin Health and Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute

The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre at Austin Health provides world-leading specialist treatment and holistic care including clinical trials both independently and in partnership with the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute (ONJCRI) – a leader in the development of experimental and breakthrough cancer treatments only metres from where patients are cared for.

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 leukaemia.

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