In The News and Answering Your Questions: CART cell therapies for Blood and Marrow cancers
We are getting a lot of questions from our patients and their families regarding the announcement this week of Therapeutic Goods Administration... Read More
Leukemia Foundation: Assoc Professor Michael Dickinson discusses CAR T-cell therapy
Treatment with CAR T-cell therapy is “a revolutionary step forward” according to Associate Professor Michael Dickinson who has been involved with the development of this immunotherapy since 2010... Read More
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
Just four months ago Miche Khoury’s life took a dramatic turn. After experiencing sharp pains in her stomach... Read more.
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 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
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
A leading haematologist at Peter MacCallum says the results of Gina Argiro’s CAR-T therapy are a “game changer” for cance.... Read more.
'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.
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 & 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
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