Great news for melanoma patients, including Scott De Young, with improved access to Yervoy, the world's first drug to prolong the lives of people with advanced melanoma, which will be listed on the PBS from 1st August 2013. Watch video.
Hayden Quinn gets a skin check
Celebrity cook and Melanoma Institute Australia ambassador Hayden Quinn knows how important early detection is for surviving melanoma. In almost 90% of cases, melanoma can be successfully treated if caught early enough. Hayden recently let us film him at his professional skin check up at Melanoma Institute Australia. Watch video.
Melanoma Patient Story
Melanoma patient, Simon, has been on a clinical trial for a new therapy, vemurafenib. He is a patient being treated for advanced melanoma at Melanoma Institute Australia. Watch video.
ABCDEs of Melanoma
Two international students from Melanoma Institute Australia have made a video about the ABCDE guidelines for checking your skin. By identifying suspicious moles using the ABCDE guidelines, early detection of melanomas can lead to early treatment. Watch video.
Tonic TV - Melanoma
Our own Associate Professor Jonathon Stretch and Dr Pascale Guitera are featured on this episode of Tonic TV. Watch video.
ANZMTG Whole Brain Radiotherapy in Melanoma Trial
Melanoma survivors Jay Allen and Kylie Darmanin discuss current treatment options for patients with melanoma brain metastases and the Whole Brain Radiotherapy in Melanoma Trial run by ANZMTG. Watch video
Melanoma Institute Australia - the future of melanoma treatment
Melanoma survivors of all ages - Jay Allen, John Raper, Paul Gordon and Bre Baker - join Professor Rick Kefford and Georgina Long to talk about the life-saving work of Melanoma Institute Australia in this video presentation. Watch video
John Raper's close call with melanoma - extended interview
Rugby league immortal John Raper tells the full story of his close call with melanoma, how his wife first detected his melanoma and the treatment he received. Watch video
Melanoma can attack anyone anywhere
Rugby league legend Johnny Raper talks about his close call with melanoma in this community service announcement that kicks off our National Shade Day 2011 campaign. Watch Video
ABC1 News | Therapeutic Goods and Administration approves melanoma drug Yervoy in Australia
15 July 2011
The first drug proven to be effective in treating advanced melanoma in skin cancer patients has been approved for use in Australia. Includes interviews with melanoma survivor Jay Allen and Professor Peter Hersey, consultant immunologist with Melanoma Institute Australia. Watch video
Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise | Dr Georgina Long and Jay Allen talk about implications of new melanoma drug
16 July 2011
Dr Georgina Long, oncologist with Melanoma Institute Australia, and melanoma survivor Jay Allen talk to Weekend Sunrise about Yervoy, a new treatment for advanced melanoma that has been approved for sale in Australia by the TGA. Watch video
Channel 10 News | US Food and Drug Administration approves Yervoy for treatment of melanoma
29 March 2011
Immunology drug Yervoy receives Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval in the USA, giving hope to sufferers of advanced melanoma. The Institute's Professor Peter Hersey and melanoma survivor Jay Allen comment. Watch video
Welcome to the Poche Centre
An introduction to the Poche Centre, headquarters of Melanoma Institute Australia and Australia's largest single-tumour cancer research, treatment and education centre. Watch video
Melanoma Institute Australia summer awareness campaign 2010
Sky News presenters Nina May and Matt Shirvington urge Australians to protect themselves in the sun during summer to minimise their risk of melanoma, Australia's national cancer Watch video