CAR T-Cells for Myeloma: Is there hope?

There has been a lot of excitement about CAR T-cell therapies in leukaemia and lymphoma, especially here in Melbourne... Read More

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Advice to live by

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Advice to live by

Just four months ago Miche Khoury’s life took a dramatic turn. After experiencing sharp pains in her stomach... Read more.

Scientist in laboratory testing medicine

Approval of Acalabrutinib for relapsed/refractory CLL and SLL

A new drug has been approved on the PBS for the treatment of relapsed Chronic lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)... Read more.

CAR-T cell therapy is gaining momentum

 

CAR-T cell therapy is gaining momentum

CAR-T cell therapy is gaining increasing momentum as a treatment for certain blood cancers such as childhood acute... Read more.

‘Miraculous’: Groundbreaking cancer treatment saves The Dish actor’s life

 

‘Miraculous’: Groundbreaking cancer treatment saves The Dish actor’s life

Dr Michael Dickinson, from the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, described Long’s turnaround as “really amazing” and explained... Read more.

Gina’s remission is ‘game changer’ for cancer in Australia

 

Gina’s remission is ‘game changer’ for cancer in Australia

A leading haematologist at Peter MacCallum says the results of Gina Argiro’s CAR-T therapy are a “game changer” for cance.... Read more.

Dr Michael Dickinson of The Blood Unit

 

'Revolutionary' cancer drug using genetically modified cells approved

A revolutionary cancer therapy that supercharges a patient's immune cells to hunt and destroy cancer cells has been approv... Read more.

Peter MacCullum Cancer Foundation

 

The Blood Unit's Dr Michael Dickinson talking about emerging CAR T-cell therapy

Watch as The Blood Unit's very own Dr Michael Dickinson talks with Channel Nine News about the emerging CAR T-Cell therapy. Watch here.

Meditation and Yoga - Do they help cancer treatment? 

Meditation & Yoga - Do they help cancer treatment?

A recent article published in the Journal of National Cancer Institute Monographs has provided evidence-based recommendations... Read More

Diffuse large B cell lymphoma

 

BET inhibitors a new treatment for Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma?

Diffuse large B cell lymphoma is the commonest type of lymphoma in adults. Many patients can be cured with chemotherapy... Read More