the wilson centre
for blood cancer
An incredibly generous donation from Christine and Bruce Wilson of $5.5 million to Snowdome in 2017 led to the development of the state-of-the-art centre for genomic testing at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. Genomic testing involves analysing a patient’s blood sample to look for critical gene mutations that are known to play a role in their particular blood cancer. The results of the test provide a more accurate diagnosis, prognosis and treatment journey. Sixty percent of tests provide a clinically relevant finding. That is a corrected diagnosis, an altered prognosis or a different course of treatment. For some the results are literally life saving.