The Victorian Melanoma Service is a multidisciplinary consultative clinic for the management of melanoma and is one of the largest such clinics in Australia.
Melanoma research is also conducted by Medical Oncology, in partership with the Victorian Melanoma Service and the Melbourne Melanoma Project.
Find out more about Medical Oncology research.
- Dr Victoria Mar received an Award for Thesis Excellence from the Monash School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine for her doctoral thesis ‘Clinical and molecular analyses of aggressive melanoma.
- Dr Charles Xie was awarded the 2015 Monash Comprehensive Cancer Consortium Prize for Best Poster in Cancer Research at Alfred Health Week for his poster entitled ‘Scalp melanoma - distinctive high risk clinical and histological features’. Dr Xie also a won Best Poster prize at the 2015 Australasian College of Dermatologists Annual Scientific Meeting.
- Dr Diana Norris and Dr Charles Xie received World Congress of Dermatology Trainee Scholarships to attend the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology in Vancouver, Canada in 2015.
1 PhD student
Predictors of melanoma prognosis
A series of three publications reported studies investigating the prognosis associated with melanomas.Find out more
Melbourne Melanoma Project
The Melbourne Melanoma project is a research project that has multiple platforms to enable researchers to better understand melanoma.Find out more
Melanoma diagnosis research
In 2015 we explored the key reasons why certain aggressive melanoma subtypes elude diagnosis compared with more recognised subtypes.Find out more
Letter to the editor
Lin MJ, Mar V, McLean C, Wolfe R, Kelly JW
(2015), Australas J Dermatol, 56(1), 66
Differing trends in thickness and survival between nodular and non-nodular primary cutaneous melanoma in Victoria, Australia
Smithson SL, Pan Y, Mar V
(2015), Med J Aust, 203(1), 20
Accuracy of self-reported nevus and pigmentation phenotype compared with clinical assessment in a population-based study of young Australian adults
Cust AE, Pickles KM, Goumas C, Vu T, Schmid H, Nagore E, Kelly J, Aitken JF, Giles GG, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA, Mann GJ
(2015), Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 24(4), 736-43