Blood Cancer Research WA

Who we are

We are the Blood Cancer Research Centre of Western Australia, specialising in the research of Leukaemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma. In working with the WA Lymphoma Centre of Research Excellence, our purpose is to further Lymphoma research in WA to give patients with blood cancers access to new and potentially life-saving treatments, faster.

Clinical trials are the best way to achieve this and are undertaken at three of our Perth locations, Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital, Linear Clinical Research and Hollywood Private Hospital.

What we do

We offer patients treated by our Haematologists streamlined access to clinical trials at any of our locations (SCGH, Linear Clinical Research and Hollywood Private Hospital). Through the collaboration of Public and Private healthcare institutions, we aim to provide excellence in diagnosis, treatment and clinical research for WA blood cancer patients.

Australian lymphoma and related diseases registry

We also participate in the Australian Lymphoma and related diseases registry.

Patients recently diagnosed with lymphoma at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital will be included in the registry unless they choose not to participate. The following criteria must be met for a patient to be included:

  • A new diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and related diseases
  • Diagnosis after July 2016
  • Age ≥18 years

Participation is voluntary and you can leave the registry at any time without affecting the treatment or care provided to you. It is important to note that your details will automatically be included in the registry unless you let us know that you do not want to participate.

The following information is routinely collected in clinical care and will be provided to the registry database:

  • Name and date of birth
  • Medical history and current health status
  • Diagnosis and treatment details

The information and details collected will never be released and only used in a de-identified (anonymous) format for research purposes.

To opt out of the registry, please call us on +61 3 99030558 or email

About Lymphoma

  • Lymphoma is the 6th most common cancer in Australia
  • Approximately 600 West Australians will be diagnosed with lymphoma each year
  • The estimated risk of developing lymphoma by 85th birthday is 1 in 36 (1 in 30 for males, 1 in 45 for females)

(source: Australian institute of health and welfare)