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It's 'Game On Mole' this summer!

All Australians are urged to join the fight against melanoma this summer. 

Prof Richard Scolyer named Outstanding Cancer Researcher of the Year  

The ground-breaking work of MIA's Co-Medical Director Prof Richard Scolyer has been recognised with NSW’s highest accolade for cancer research. 

Dr James Wilmott wins 2020 Wildfire Highly Cited Publication Award

A landmark study led by MIA's Dr Willmott is making a difference to melanoma treatment around the globe.

MIA researchers feature on prestigious Highly Cited Researchers 2020 List

The highly anticipated annual list is the “who’s who” of the scientific elite from across the globe.

Game On Mole is back this summer!

The uniquely Aussie awareness campaign ‘Game On Mole’ is back for its second year – with a new look but same important message.

RCPA recognition for Professor Richard Scolyer.

Professor Richard Scolyer receives The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Distinguished Fellow Award.

Professor Georgina Long hands on baton of SMR Presidency

Professor Long cites as a highlight of her 2-year Presidency, the phenomenal research output by SMR members who have continued to lead the cancer field despite the impact of COVID-19.

City2Surf 2020

Join in the fun of the virtual event, and together we can run over melanoma!

Top melanoma experts from MIA

Melanoma Institute Australia features prominently in the latest ‘Expertise in Melanoma’ world rankings, released by Expertscape.

Melanoma Supportive Care Needs research study. 

Participate in our online survey and help us understand the support needs of melanoma patients and carers.

New online melanoma risk calculators critical to saving lives

Clinicians and their patients now have access to three online risk calculators developed by researchers at Melanoma Institute Australia.

Professor Richard Scolyer receives University of Sydney Alumni Award.

MIA's Co-Medical Director Professor Richard Scolyer has received The University of Sydney Alumni Award for International Achievement.

Uniting together despite the distance

More than 120 MIA clinicians, researchers and staff came together online to share research highlights.

Professor Richard Scolyer recognised in The Pathologist's 2020 Power List.

For the 2nd consecutive year, MIA's Co-Medical Director Professor Richard Scolyer has been selected in the top 100 best, brightest, and most powerful advocates of pathology by The Pathologist.

Important Update: Masks required at Poche Centre

As of Monday 27th July all patients and carers/family members coming into The Poche Centre will be required to bring their own mask. 

A Critical Nexus:The Clinician and the Researcher.

In a recent issue of Cancer Cell journal, Prof Georgina Long AO and Prof Richard Scolyer discuss the challenge of bringing together clinical work and scientific research to underpin successful cancer research.    

New online calculator launched to determine risk of spread of melanoma

Clinicians around the world now have access to a new online calculator that predicts the risk that a patient’s primary melanoma has spread to nearby lymph nodes.

Queen's Birthday Honour for Professor Georgina Long

Professor Long has been appointed as an Officer (AO) of the Order of Australia (General Division) for  distinguished service to medicine, particularly, to melanoma clinical and translational research, and to professional medical societies. 

Danny's inspiring survival story

“I had a complete response within about six months. All of my tumours disappeared."

MIA in the spotlight at ASCO virtual conference

‘We are extremely proud of our ongoing contribution to the global effort to save lives from melanoma, with Dr Silva’s prestigious award proof that we continue to lead the way,'

Research saves lives

'Being able to tell my children that I now have no evidence of disease was the best day ever!' Jen Benfield, Stage IV melanoma survivor

Paul's Story

Thanks to the generosity of our MIA community, funds raised from the Christmas Appeal are supporting ongoing research to give other grandfathers like Paul a better chance of survival.

Breast cancer drug may cure melanoma

“I’m one of the lucky ones,” said Barbara. Barbara Holland was diagnosed with mucosal melanoma in 2015.

Jenny's Story

After 17 years being melanoma free, Jenny found out her melanoma had spread to her brain and to her lungs. She is now on the Anti-PD-1 trial. 

Rick's Story

Rick decided to sign up to a ground-breaking trial at Melanoma Institute Australia – a decision that has saved his life. He moved from Byron Bay to Bondi just to be closer to the Institute.

Paul and Natalie's Story

Three years ago, MIA volunteer Paul Watts lost his wife, Natalie, to melanoma.

Nick's Story

Nick's 16-year battle with melanoma has been made possible thanks to his family being by his side.

Grant's Story

Family support and exceptional care at MIA has made the world of difference to Grant through his stage IV melanoma diagnosis.

Adam's Story

Adam's shares his patient story about his experience with melanoma. 

Ruth's Story

Ruth celebrates a very special Mother's Day with her gorgeous daughters. 

Mike's Story

Diagnosed with melanoma 37 years ago, Mike shares his story about treatment back then.

Andrew's Story

Life is there to be experienced.

Trish's Story

Translational research creates results for inspiring patients like Trish.