Who we are

ImmunotherapiesTargeted therapeuticsPersonalised cancer medicine

Focussed

We specialise in investigating treatments for cancers of the breast, bowel and gastrointestinal tract, lung, skin, prostate, liver and brain.

Global

We collaborate with like-minded researchers, clinicians, pharmaceutical companies and universities across the world.

Dynamic

We are the La Trobe University School of Cancer Medicine, training the next generation of medical researchers in a collaborative environment.

Where we are

Located within the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre

Our research laboratories are just metres away from hospital beds, allowing us to fast-track scientific discovery into clinical trials to improve treatment options for patients.

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What we do

Our research

Our researchers are investigating and developing treatments for a broad range of cancers. We are committed to making scientific discoveries which benefit people living with cancer.

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Clinical trials

In 2019, our Institute investigators led 157 clinical trials. Everything we learn from these trials is taken back to the laboratory to help further discovery and development of treatments to directly improve health outcomes for patients.

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‘Cancer care is rapidly changing and we are proud to lead a generation of researchers and clinicians who are transforming treatments and care for people with cancer.’

 Prof Matthias Ernst, Director