Brain Cancer

Brain Cancer Research: What’s new at the VCCC Alliance? [Video]

Brain Cancer Research: What’s new at the VCCC Alliance?

Monday Lunch Livestream with Professor Hui Gan (VCCC Alliance Research and Education Lead – Brain Cancer, and Director of the Cancer Clinical Trial Centre at Austin Health) and Dr Jim Whittle (Co-Head of the Brain Cancer Research Laboratory at WEHI, Medical Oncologist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre), who talked about the efforts to combat brain cancer, and recent research and clinical trials developments across the VCCC Alliance.

May is Brain Cancer Awareness month – a time to bring the brain cancer community together to honour those affected by this deadly disease and to highlight the critical need to support new and innovative research.

Brain cancer is one of the deadliest cancers and is the #1 cause of cancer death in people under the age of 40. The survival rate of patients with high-grade brain cancer has not substantially improved in the last 30 years. As a result, more research is being directed towards reducing the burden of this disease and improving the quality of life for people experiencing brain cancer

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