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Helping your body during and after cancer treatment

20 March, 2018

Exercise during and following cancer treatment provides many benefits to cancer survivors.  Exercise has been proven scientifically to reduce the impact of cancer symptoms and treatment related side-effects, including fatigue and nausea.  Muscle mass and bone mineral density, which can be greatly affected by some cancer treatments, can be maintained or even increased with exercise. …

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October 2018

17 October, 2018

Change to diagnostic services for sleep disorders

As noted by the Australian Government Department of Health on 27 September 2018. More information here. From 1 November 2018, MBS items for sleep studies are changing to ensure patients with proven sleep disorders are better identified and more appropriately managed. What does this mean for patients? Before people can get a Medicare rebate for…

September 2018

17 September, 2018

Building works underway for new specialist centre that will increase access to cancer care in Western Sydney

SYDNEY, Australia – GenesisCare continues to expand its network of oncology centres, with the start of construction of the Somerset Specialist Centre in Western Sydney. The cancer care provider will be introducing radiation therapy services at the state-of-the-art healthcare hub, once the facility opens in late 2019. A development consortium, led by Barwon Investment Partners…

3 September, 2018

New integrated cancer centre coming to Buderim

SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND – Cancer patients in the greater Sunshine Coast will benefit from a $10 million state-of-the-art treatment centre, set to open in Buderim in early 2019. GenesisCare and Sunshine Coast Haematology and Oncology Clinic are partnering to develop the comprehensive cancer centre, which will have the ability to deliver an estimated 15,000 treatments…

August 2018

29 August, 2018

GenesisCare invests £12 million to double cutting-edge cancer care services in Oxfordshire

GenesisCare is excited to announce that building work has started on a £12million expansion to create a state-of-the-art cancer imaging and treatment centre; GenesisCare, Oxford. This investment into local healthcare services in Oxfordshire will allow an additional 1,000 people suffering with cancer to receive world-class cancer care closer to home. The investment comes after four…

24 August, 2018

GenesisCare orders Elekta Unity MR-linac to increase access to cutting edge cancer treatment

Australia’s largest provider of radiotherapy treatment continues its leadership in bringing state-of-the-art technology into mainstream cancer therapy to improve patient outcomes SYDNEY, August 24, 2018 – Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that GenesisCare, the largest private provider of cancer treatment in Australia and Europe, has placed an order for Elekta’s magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system,…

July 2018

30 July, 2018

Combatting cancer at The Wesley for 30 years

BRISBANE, Australia – This month we celebrated 30 years of delivering innovative radiation therapy treatment at The Wesley Hospital in Brisbane, Queensland. Former patients, long-standing clinicians and local industry partners came together at an event on Saturday 21 July to reflect on major developments in cancer care, and to acknowledge GenesisCare’s contribution to the community…