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Cancer patients in Greater Shepparton are set to receive world-class radiation therapy treatment locally for the first time

21 March, 2019

Today, GenesisCare officially announced the development of a $11 million state-of-the-art cancer centre, to open in Shepparton by the end of 2019. Community members with cancer currently need to travel to Melbourne, Albury-Wodonga or Bendigo for radiation therapy treatment, which is delivered daily for up to seven weeks depending on the case. This distance can…

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March 2019

20 March, 2019

Breaking ground at our new cancer centre in St Leonards

Building works are well under way at GenesisCare’s new oncology centre in St Leonards, in the lower North Shore of Sydney, following our new service announcement in November 2018. The centre is scheduled to open in late-2020 and will provide patients in the region with greater access to the latest technology in radiation therapy and…

12 March, 2019

Innovative breast cancer treatment now available for Bunbury residents

An innovative breast cancer treatment has become available to patients in Bunbury for the first time. The treatment option, called deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH), significantly reduces the risk of radiation to the heart during radiation therapy to minimise potential side effects.1 Previously, patients would have needed to travel over two hours to Perth for…

12 March, 2019

Maintaining good and adequate sleep is vital to maintaining wellbeing

Maintaining good and adequate sleep is vital to maintaining wellbeing. It is as important as a healthy diet and regular exercise. Although sleep may be seen as non-productive time, an adequate sleep time (7-8 hours) is needed to make wakefulness and be productive. Sleep is a complex process that is controlled by environmental factors (especially…

11 March, 2019

GenesisCare officially welcomes new investment partner to support expansion of world class treatment centres

GenesisCare, the largest private provider of cancer and cardiac healthcare in Australia and Europe, announced today that KKR’s investment in the Company had successfully completed. The transaction was originally announced in October 2018. Since that time, the transaction has received approval from GenesisCare shareholders and regulatory clearance from relevant authorities in Australia, Europe and China….

1 March, 2019

Sometimes it’s the little details that make the biggest difference

“Just Starts” is an initiative aimed at improving the patient experience by empowering our teams to solve a patient challenge or add a moment of delight for patients in our care. It’s made possible through grants in our centres. We just love some of this year’s proposals which focus on spontaneously surprising patients with little…