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The St Vincent’s Medical Oncology Department is a multi-disciplinary team of specialists who are experts in treating and supporting patients with cancer.
Our team includes:
Our team treats a wide range of cancers and people in a variety of situations including:
Associate Professor Anthony Joshua
Prostate, Kidney, Bladder Cancers
Melanoma and Skin Cancer
Early Phase Clinical Trials
Dr Rachel Dear
Associate Professor Elgene Lim
Dr Amy Prawira
Head and Neck Cancer
Early Phase Clinical trials
Dr Lorraine Chantrill
Gastrointestinal Cancers including Pancreatic Cancer
Dr Venessa Chin
Professor Richard Epstein
Dr Hao-Wen Sim
Upper Gastrointestinal Tumours
Dr Subotheni Thaneswaran
How do I get an appointment with one of your specialists?
Appointments require a referral from your GP or surgeon.
To make an appointment, call +61 (0)2 9355 5655/5633
What do I do if I become unwell at home while receiving treatment for my cancer?
You will receive detailed education from our Oncology Nurse Coordinators about possible treatment side-effects and hazards, and what to do about them. We will give you phone numbers to call on a 24-hour basis if you are worried – this includes nights and week-ends.
You can also present directly to the Emergency Department of either St Vincent’s or your local Hospital at any time.
Phone: 02 9355 5633 or 02 9355 5655
Fax: 02 9355 5602
St Vincent’s Switchboard: 02 8382 1111