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May 18, 2021

BRCA-P participant tells their story

In this video produced by Breast Cancer Trials, Samantha, a Melbourne participant of the BRCA-P trial talks about her experiences of being on the study.

October 22, 2019

PALVEN clinical trial
opens it's doors at
Peter Mac and Royal 
Melbourne Hospitals

A new clinical trial assessing the use of a triple combination therapy in advanced metastatic breast cancer - PALVEN - has opened today, and is recruiting patients at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Royal Melbourne Hospital.

October 01, 2019

The international
breast cancer prevention trial 'BRCA-P' officially opens!
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Today is the official launch of the "BRCA-P" clinical trial being led in Australia by Breast Cancer Trials. This is the first global clinical trial that aims to prevent breast cancer in women with the BRCA1 gene mutation. 

TransBCR will oversee the BRCA-P trial at the Peter Mac and Royal Melbourne Hospitals

July 31, 2019

Upcoming BRCA-P study making headlines

BRCA-P, an international breast cancer prevention study for women that have the BRCA1 mutation, will shortly be opening its doors in Australia. The study sponsored nationally by Breast Cancer Trials will see its lead site opened through the Centre for Translational Breast Cancer Research (TransBCR) in Melbourne in the coming months.

Media coverage ABC News

December 07, 2018

m-BEP study finds novel treatment combination brings new breast cancer hope

In a world first, breast cancer researchers at The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, have successfully combined a drug used to treat chronic leukaemia with therapy used to treat breast cancer. The findings were published in the journal Cancer Discovery.

Media coverage Royal Melbourne Hospital