Medical Oncology

The medical oncology department at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) focuses on the care, treatment and management of patients with cancer.

The medical oncology department at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) focuses on the care, treatment and management of patients with cancer.

This includes managing solid tumours from various cancers through the provision of chemotherapy and supportive care in a multidisciplinary environment.

Our outpatient clinics take place at a number of locations in Canberra and rural NSW. The main treatment location is the CRCC. Specialist outpatient clinics are held every day.

Please call the cancer central access number for more information on 02 5124 8444.

Refer a patient

Patients can only access our services with a valid referral to a named specialist from a GP or specialist. Please ensure all results from previous medical tests are included to assist in the triage and assessment of referrals.

You can fax referrals to us on 02 5124 4266.

Our specialists

Our medical oncology team is made up of various cutting-edge oncology specialists that deliver best practice cancer medicine. Your GP can access a list of our medical oncology staff specialists through the GP Healthnet.

Research

Our team focuses on research for the advancement of ACT Health’s medical oncology services.

We contribute data to the ACT and southeast NSW Breast Cancer Treatment Group, as well as the national neuroendocrine tumour registry for further study.

We also participate in the ACT CanNET Project that helps link regional and metropolitan cancer services to quality and clinically-effective cancer services.

Our team supports an active clinical trials program and is involved with collaboration research across different areas of oncology. We also conduct many in-house projects.

Please see the Medical Oncology Research page for more information about our research program and publications.

Teaching

We are an academic unit of the Australian National University (ANU) Medical School and part of the Division of Cancer, Ambulatory and Community Health Support.

Our staff participate in student teaching, examinations, registrar training, curriculum development and supervision of research projects.

Our department has various medical oncology, radiation oncology and palliative care teaching accreditations. We also offer experience in most subspecialties of medical oncology in a multidisciplinary setting.

Advanced trainees have the option to participate in rural outreach clinics in NSW, as well as the Zita Mary Clinic at Calvary Hospital.

Page last updated on: 3 Nov 2018