Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre is a purpose-built centre-of-excellence for cancer research, treatment, education and care.
It is home to cancer research, clinical services and educational facilities for Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne Health and the University of Melbourne.
Located in Melbourne’s prestigious Parkville Biomedical Precinct the VCCC aims to become one of the top 10 facilities of its kind in the world.
The 130,000-square-metre facility includes
- 110 same-day beds;
- 96 overnight inpatient beds;
- 8 operating theatres;
- 8 radiation therapy bunkers;
- a dedicated clinical trials unit;
- accommodation for families of country patients;
- more than 20,000 square metres of dedicated research space for up to 1,200 researchers;
- education and training facilities;
- 8 gardens and terraces comprising low-allergenic plants and materials; and
- 3 bridge links to new facilities at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.