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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.