Conquering melanoma and skin cancer
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials (MASC Trials) specialises in investigator-initiated melanoma and skin cancer research.
We work collaboratively with world-leading researchers to deliver clinical trials that improve melanoma and skin cancer outcomes.
Donate to Melanoma Margins Trial
Help melanoma patients like Stuart have improved outcomes after surgery.
Donate to our Melanoma Margins Trial before 30 June.
2023 AOMA Virtual Summit
Saturday, 24 June 2023
Australasia’s premier cross-disciplinary ocular melanoma meeting for health professionals and consumers.
This free virtual event will include a scientific program and presentations focused on consumer involvement.
What We Do
MASC Trials brings together a powerful network of over 2,250 professionals who represent the many disciplines critical to our work – oncologists, surgeons, radiation specialists, nurses, allied health professionals, health economists, statisticians, research scientists, clinical research associates, data managers, patient advocates and others.
With expert support from our Advisories and our trials staff, MASC Trials leads and designs research and clinical trial development, and provides project management for multicentre, national and international collaborations.
Active Trials Closed for Recruitment
Trials in Start-Up Phase
Cholesterol medicine trial brings hope to cancer survivors
Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials and the Victorian Heart Institute are leading an Australian-first trial to determine if a common cholesterol medication can reduce the risk of heart attacks in melanoma patients treated with cancer therapy.
Fundraising boost for new melanoma trial offers hope to patients with brain metastases
A $110,000 donation to a new trial treating melanoma brain metastases will help open additional research sites around Australia, offering hope to patients, like Peter Wilson, who have melanoma that has spread to the brain.
Protecting volunteers working in flood and fire zones
MASC Trials, MSCAN and BlazeAid have partnered to deliver sun safety educational videos for BlazeAid volunteers so they know how to protect their skin during frontline disaster response work.