Peter Maccallum Cancer CentreHealth


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Foundation: 1949

Mission: We aim to provide the best in cancer care, accelerating discoveries, translating to cures. To do this we have four specific areas of focus: Provide the world's best cancer care We will focus on innovation in the delivery of care to achieve demonstrably better outcomes for patients, empowering those affected by cancer with a sense of control. Accelerate discovery and translational research We will invest in clinical and laboratory research priorities to expedite discovery, and further integrate and translate our scientific breakthroughs into clinical care through an expanded and strengthened clinical trials program. Focus on cancer prevention and wellbeing We will expand our efforts to incorporate cancer prevention and wellbeing interventions to help reduce health and social inequities in the community. Develop new business models and commercial ventures We will explore and develop innovative business models, including commercial ventures and collaborative partnerships, to accelerate advancements, broaden access to novel treatments, improve clinical and operational practices, and strengthen our financial sustainability.

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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldPacific RegionOECDAustralia
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 407th15th347th15th
Chemistry 100th4th63rd4th
Medicine 346th12th304th11th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 572nd29th480th27th
Physics and Astronomy 468th24th397th23rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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