• Melbourne Haematology - Clinical and Laboratory Consultant Haematologists

   

Melbourne Haematology is a group of clinical and laboratory trained specialist haematologists based in Melbourne dedicated to provide comprehensive management of patients with haematological disorders.


The haematologists within Melbourne Haematology have specialised expertise covering all areas of clinical and diagnostic haematology.


Use the links above to find out more about each of our haematologists, their practice locations and access comprehensive patient information resources about blood disorders, their diagnosis and management.

Recent changes in PBS availability for haematology treatments

Multiple myeloma

Initial treatment options for patients with multiple myeloma in Australia have significantly expanded with the recent PBS listing of Velcade (bortezomib) for both transplant-eligible and transplant-ineligible patients, in combination with chemotherapy.

Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid lukaemia (Ph+ CML)

Australian patients can now access Tasigna (nilotinib) on the PBS, for the treatment of newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid lukaemia (Ph+ CML) in chronic phase. Tasigna is a 2nd generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) and is a potent selective inhibitor of Bcr-Abl. Data comparing Tasigna with the 1st generation Glivec (imatinib) shows a more rapid and deeper molecular response and a decreased rate of progression to accelerated or blast phase CML.

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Melbourne Haematology

Melbourne Haematology is a group of clinical and laboratory trained specialist haematologists based in Melbourne dedicated to provide comprehensive management of patients with haematological disorders

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Upcoming Events & Meetings

  • 29 October - 1 November 2017 Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand (HSANZ) Annual Scientific Meeting 2017 HSANZ/ANZSBT/THANZ 2017

    SYDNEY
    Sydney International Convention Centre
    www.haa2017.com/
  • 09.12.2017 - 12.12.201759th American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting and Exposition, Atlanta, GA
    http://www.hematology.org/meetings/annual-meeting/