How we can help you
- Chemotherapy - medicines that destroy cancer cells.
- Immunotherapy - a treatment that helps your bodies immune system fight cancer.
- Hormonal therapy for cancers that grow in response to your bodies hormones. This treatment uses synthetic hormones to block your bodies natural hormones. This helps to reduce the size and slow down the spread of the cancer.
- Targeted therapy - medicines that work on specific features of cancer cells to stop it growing and spreading.
|Doctor's name||Position||Sub-Specialty||Clinic Days|
|Prof David Goldstein||Head of Department - Medical Oncology||Gastrointestinal Cancer||Monday & Wednesday|
|Prof Michael Friedlander||Senior Staff Specialist - Medical Oncology||Gynaecology Cancer||Currently on leave|
|Prof Morteza Aghmesheh||Senior Staff Specialist - Medical Oncology||Gastrointestinal Cancer||Tuesday & Thursday|
|A/Prof Elizabeth Hovey||Senior Staff Specialist - Medical Oncology||Genitourinary, Central Nervous System Cancer||Monday fortnight, Tuesday & Friday|
|Dr Melvin Chin||Clinical Academic - Medical Oncology||Lung, Melanoma and Skin||Friday|
|Dr Yeh Chen Lee||Staff Specialist - Medical Oncology||Gynaecology Cancer, Sarcoma, Melanoma and Skin||Monday & Thursday|
|Dr Ben Kong||Staff Specialist - Medical Oncology||Lung, Head and Neck||Tuesday & Thursday|
|Dr Monica Tang||Staff Specialist - Medical Oncology||Breast, Sarcoma||Currently on leave|
|Dr Peeysei Kok||Locum - Medical Oncology||Gynaecology, Genitourinary cancer||Monday & Tuesday|
|Dr Omali Pitiyarachchi||Locum - Medical Oncology||Breast, Sarcoma||Monday & Wednesday|
|Dr Helen Ke||Locum - Medical Oncology||Breast||Wednesday & Thursday|
If you live in the South East Sydney region and have a suspected or confirmed cancer you may be referred by your local family doctor or a medical specialist to use our services. Please request your doctor to send us your referral letter together with all relevant test results.
Once we have received a completed referral, we will call you to make a time for your appointment and let you know any information you should bring with you.
If you need to change or cancel your appointment, please call us on 9382 5111.
- Current Medicare card or Veteran Affairs card
- Any Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card
- Insurer details (eg workers compensation, public liability or third party)
- Your private health fund membership card if you are currently insured with a private health fund
- Recent X-rays or medical images and their reports, if applicable
- Activities to keep you entertained while waiting (for example, a book, music player with headphones, crosswords).
Please let us know if you need an interpreter. You can contact us telephoning the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450. Tell the operator what language you speak and then ask the interpreter to set up a telephone conversation between you, an interpreter, and the healthcare professional you want to speak with.
We are a teaching hospital and student doctors or nurses may be involved and supervised by senior staff during your visit. You have the right to say no. If you do so, this will no impact in any way on the services we will provide. We will discuss with you any research projects that are relevant to your condition and whether you would like to participate.