Why is immune therapy more effective against some tumours & not others?

Lead researcher

A/Prof Michael Kershaw, Dr Phillip Darcy

Cancer Immunology Research, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Years funded

This project seeks to find out why tumours in some parts of the body shrink after treatment, whereas tumours in other parts of the body do not shrink. Finding the reasons for this difference will lead to improved treatments for cancer.

Funding Body

Cancer Council Research Grant


$100,000 pa for 2011 & 2012, and $74,644 in 2013