Team Melanoma smashes City2Surf
16 August 2019
It was a brisk and morning for the 80,000 people who
We wanted to highlight just a few of those on Team Melanoma.
This year was Melissa Tague’s first ever City2Surf. Since being treated for Stage III melanoma, Melissa has been a vocal advocate for MIA. City2Surf had been on her bucket list for a long time, and she
Briony Stevenson is a Stage III melanoma patient
Finally, 13-year-old Lochie Wotherspoon ran his first City2Surf this year in memory of his Uncle Gus who passed away from melanoma in 2009.
We want to thank every member of Team Melanoma and everyone who donated to them. With your help, we are moving closer to our goal of zero deaths from melanoma!
Researchers have demonstrated that immunotherapy is highly effective in treating a rare form of melanoma – a result that is surprising due to the nature of the tumour.
Innovation is helping to prevent melanoma developing in the first place.
Research from MIA is changing the way melanoma is managed worldwide and improving patient survival. Here are a few of our key highlights from this year.
A prestigious Fellowship has been awarded to fund research that will change the way melanoma treatment is assessed in the future.
New research from MIA has been published that forms the basis of the updated international guidelines for staging melanoma.
Professor William McCarthy AM has been awarded the Tom Reeve Award for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Care.
Leading researchers from MIA have been acknowledged with three prestigious awards for excellence in melanoma research.
New research shows that patients who are more likely to respond to immunotherapy treatment have a greater diversity in their gut bacteria.
2018 will be bigger than ever, and a little bit different.
MIA's epidemiologist explains her new research on how country of residence should be considered when identifying melanoma risk.
Congratulations to our Conjoint Medical Directors, Professor Georgina Long and Professor Richard Scolyer, who have today been announced as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.
New research shows potentially deadly UV damage can appear decades earlier than you think.
Early lymph node check is saving lives in melanoma patients
We are pleased to announce that A/Prof Anne Cust is the new President of the Australasian Epidemiological Association.
More than $3.5 million in competitive funding grants have been awarded to MIA's researchers.
The ESMO conference provided a platform for announcing a number of key melanoma research findings - including practice-changing research from MIA.
Australian researchers have successfully trialled a combination of new treatments to prevent melanoma from spreading to distant organs.
A new treatment that combines an antibody with a cancer-killing virus improves outcomes for patients with advanced melanoma, an international clinical trial has shown.
It feels like groundhog day - another reality TV show, another batch of blatantly sunburnt contestants.