Assoc Prof Larry McNicol has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.
The potential effectiveness of new strategies to engage the immune system in attacking cancer, as well as the immense cost of these treatments, will be explored at the upcoming Smallwood Oration being delivered by Westmead Institute for Cancer Research Director Richard Kefford.
Immunotherapy is a new treatment approach which activates your immune system to help treat cancer. Early results have been very promising in a variety of different cancer types. Most immunotherapies are still undergoing testing in clinical trials and a number of these trials are currently open at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer & Wellness Centre.