Welcome to the Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (WCMICS) web site. We hope you will find the information on this site useful, readable and easy to access. If not, please let us know. The site is regularly updated so your feedback is much appreciated.

WCMICS is one of nine Integrated Cancer Services (ICS) funded by the Victorian Department of Health.

The ICS aim to improve patient care and outcomes by focusing on delivering the right treatment and support to patients throughout their cancer journey. The ICS play a role in delivering components of Victoria's Cancer Action Plan (VCAP).

Upcoming Events

The Moving beyond Cancer to Wellness forum is presented by the Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre and Cancer Council Victoria. The forum provides you, your family members and carers with information on how to adjust to life after cancer treatment. Topics include: managing the side effects of treatment, diet, exercise, emotional health and self-care, sexuality, returning to work, and information and support services available as well as a session aimed at carers.

Thursday 31 May 2016, 10.00am-4.00pm
Mercure Treasury Gardens, 13 Spring Street Melbourne

Please contact Georgina Wiley for more information on 9656 9040 or Georgina.Wiley@petermac.org


The VCCC Survivorship Conference:

Improving Outcomes for Cancer Survivors and The Fourth Psycho-Oncology Research Conference: Living with and Beyond Cancer

Event Details:

Thursday 13th October and Friday 14th October

9:00am – 5:00pm

The Victorian Comprehensive
Cancer Centre,
305 Grattan Street,
Melbourne, 3000.

The “7th International Mutant p53 Workshop” will bring together world leading clinicians and researchers in the p53 field to discuss major advancements and challenges. This forum will advance understanding of this vital tumour protein through discussion of unpublished results, sharing of ideas and reagents, strengthening existing networks and opening opportunities to establish new collaborations. The workshop will provide a great opportunity for students and postdocs to present and discuss their work with world experts in this field.

Details regarding the workshop will follow.We are looking forward to your participation, please SAVE THE DATE!


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