Kirkbride Melanoma Centre


The Kirkbride Melanoma Centre is dedicated to finding the answers to melanoma skin cancer.  Our goal is to better the lives of those with melanoma through improved diagnosis and treatment.

Only through world-class research will crucial breakthroughs be made to answer the complex questions about melanoma.  This research is being undertaken at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research where scientists are working on the genetic causes of melanoma, potential treatments and predictors of disease recurrence.

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Melanoma researcher Rikki Brown, with Vonnie and Nick Kirkbride.

We are moving closer to finding a new treatment for melanoma and being able to slow down its progress, but this takes time and money. Rikki Brown

Our research

Thanks to ongoing fundraising efforts, the Kirkbride Melanoma Centre is currently recruiting an Academic Chair in Melanoma (Research).

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MELANOMA COMMUNITY FORUM

MELANOMA COMMUNITY FORUM

Hear about the exciting developments in melanoma research and treatments from the Kirkbride Community Forum.

MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer

MACA Ride to Conquer Cancer

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Melanoma diagnosis a shock

Melanoma diagnosis a shock

Toddler had never been sunburnt.

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