Cancer doesn’t stop. Neither do we.

Continuing your treatment and keeping you safe during COVID-19

Your health and safety is our priority

Your safety and continued access to high-quality care are our top priorities. Our teams have taken every precaution to ensure that people seeking treatment are safe in GenesisCare centres.

Don’t delay your health checks, appointments and treatment – early detection saves lives.

If you have any concerns about starting or continuing treatment for cancer at this time, please reach out to your local centre.

COVID-19 vaccine and cancer patients

Many cancer patients in Australia are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as part of the second phase (phase 1b) of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out.

Cancer Australia has compiled a comprehensive set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about COVID-19 vaccines for people living with cancer in Australia. These are based on evidence currently available in Australia and globally.

Continuing your treatment

What are we doing to keep you safe?

FAQs

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Resources to support you:

  1. Department of Health
    COVID-19 Support website for resources to support your mental health and wellbeing.
  2. The Cancer Council
    offer additional information about cancer and Coronavirus  and also offers telephone support on 13 11 20.
  3. Look Good Feel Good
    (LGFG) are running virtual workshops for cancer patients. Visit their website to find out more.
  4. Breast Cancer Network Australia
    (BCNA) have online resources for breast patients, such as podcasts, which you can find here.
  5. Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia
    (PCFA) have an online factsheet available to provide support for prostate patients.
  6. Rare Cancers
    have established a “COVID-19 hub” showcasing resources and information, such as factsheets and videos, to assist you during this time.
  7. Head and Neck Cancer Australia
    for head and neck cancer patients, Head and Neck Cancer Australia have a comprehensive health and wellbeing offering, with support in your local area.