Medical Oncology

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:

  • Surgeons
  • Radiation therapists
  • Pathologists; radiologists
  • Supportive and palliative care doctors
  • Social work

Our team treats a wide range of cancers and people in a variety of situations including:

  • Curative treatments that aim to eliminate cancer permanently
  • Preventive treatments to reduce the chance of cancer returning
  • Symptomatic treatments to keep you feeling as well as possible
  • Genetic counselling and gene testing

The Department’s specialists include:

Frequently asked questions (FAQs):

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.

Contact us

Phone: 02 9355 5633 or 02 9355 5655

Fax: 02 9355 5602

St Vincent’s Switchboard: 02 8382 1111