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 Victorian Cancer Plan.

Upcoming Events

Victorian Integrated Cancer Services Conference 2017

11-12 May 2017, Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre

Following the success of the two previous biennial conferences, the 2017 conference will provide a great opportunity for health services, clinicians, researchers and consumers to learn about current and emerging work being undertaken in the cancer sector and build connections across the cancer community.

The overarching theme for the conference is Optimal Care in Cancer and will cover a range of topics including optimal cancer treatments, primary care, survivorship, supportive care, using research and data to improve services, patient experiences, patient-centered palliative care. For more information click the button below to visit the conference website

For more information please visit the website by clicking here or the button below. 


Event Details : 11-12 May 2017.
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


e-newsletter for phase III of the malnutrition in Victorian Cancer Services project

Victorian Cancer Agency Current Funding Schemes:

The 2016 Victorian Cancer Agency Funding Round is now open. Applications for following the funding schemes are available:

1. Translational Research Projects
2. Clinical Research Fellowships  (Including the new Nursing and Allied Health Clinical Research Fellowship)
3. Mid-Career Research Fellowships 
4. Early Career Seed Grants 

Cancer treatment side effects: A guide for Aboriginal Health Workers

Business Skills Access Program 2016
VCCC - Melbourne Business School Executive Education

Please use the attached application form when applying for a course.Complete the form in full, include your CV and submit all documents as a single PDF file.

Optimal Care Pathways and Quick Reference Guides now available

Malnutrition in Victorian Cancer Services Phase 2 Newsletter

BreaCan Information Navigators mobile app launched

Victorian Cancer Agency funding opportunities

Cancer Survivorship in General Practice


PBS Chemotherapy Review

New survival statistics released - Cancer Council Victoria

Directorate Highlights

WCMICS Annual Report 2015/16

WCMICS funding Program Guidelines 2016/17

WCMICS Funding Program 2016/17 EOI template

WCMICS Annual Report 2014/15

WCMICS Strategic Plan 2015-2018

WCMICS Funded Projects list 2016

Project Reports