Media Release: 40,000 Victorians donate vital blood and tissue samples for lifesaving cancer research

Friday 12 April 2024
More donations are needed to help drive cancer research. 40,000 Victorians have generously provided much-needed blood and tissue samples for lifesaving cancer research.

VCB Impacts in 2023 and New website

Thursday 14 December 2023
The Victorian Cancer Biobank (VCB) has achieved above and beyond on impacting cancer research this year. We are also excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website.

MEDIA RELEASE: Victorian Cancer Biobank recognised for lifesaving contributions to cancer research

Monday 30 October 2023
The Victorian Cancer Biobank, one of the country’s leading biomedical research infrastructures, has been selected as a finalist of the Melbourne Awards on Knowledge and Innovation for its ongoing contributions to biotechnological developments and groundbreaking cancer research.

An interview with a Biobanker for World Cancer Research Day

Friday 22 September 2023
On this special day, we are very pleased to have Ms Ashley Rudge, a biobanking expert from Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (our consortium partner), who will share how she and the biobank are contributing to cancer research.
New home finger-prick blood test

MEDIA RELEASE: New home finger-prick blood test to revolutionise cancer monitoring

Monday 18 September 2023
A groundbreaking at home finger-prick blood test to measure patient cancer remission and reoccurrence could revolutionise cancer monitoring.

New VCB Product Schedule and transparent Service Model

Friday 30 June 2023
To continue providing the best service possible to support the research and development community, we are transitioning to a new service model, which will be introduced gradually in the upcoming months.

MEDIA RELEASE: $6m funding boost for Victorian Cancer Biobank and ‘bench to bedside’ research

Wednesday 29 September 2021
The Victorian Cancer Biobank has received $6 million in funding by the Victorian Government through the Victorian Cancer Agency to continue its vital work over the next three years.

The Victorian Cancer Biobank through the Cancer Council Victoria as Lead Agency is supported by the Victorian Government through the Victorian Cancer Agency, a business unit of the Department of Health.

RAP Victorian Cancer Biobank would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we live and work. We would also like to pay respect to the elders past and present and extend that respect to all other Aboriginal people.

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Consortium members

Cancer Council Victoria Austin Health Eastern Health Monash Health Peter Mac Royal Melbourne Hospital

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