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21st Century Oncology becomes part of Australia’s GenesisCare to increase access to world class cancer care in the U.S.

16 May, 2020

Major U.S. integrated cancer care provider 21st Century Oncology has officially become part of GenesisCare’s leading international oncology network. The combined group plans to increase access to high quality cancer care services for patients across U.S. communities. Australian-headquartered GenesisCare specialises in the delivery of oncology treatment, and today becomes one of the largest networks of…

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April 2020

30 April, 2020

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GenesisCare Foundation launches COVID-19 emergency response program to support patients access cancer treatment

The GenesisCare Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of an emergency response program to help cancer patients safely access vital care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing treatment during COVID-19 adds an extra layer of anxiety. Due to the heightened risk of COVID-19 in immunocompromised individuals, cancer patients are being…

March 2020

18 March, 2020


Coronavirus (COVID-19): continuing your treatment and keeping you safe

Continuing to deliver your daily treatment and keeping you, your fellow patients and our team safe is our top priority. Please be assured that our team are complying with the ever-evolving advice from state and national authorities. Our team have implemented a range of new measures to limit the risk of coronavirus. Let us know…

17 March, 2020


Continuing to provide care across the globe

GenesisCare remains committed to ensuring that cancer and cardiac patients can continue to receive the care they need in our centres. Currently all of our centres and clinics are operating, and we are carefully assessing each patient’s individual risks to provide the best care. We are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic globally, implementing the…

12 March, 2020

Sleep-deprived Aussies at risk of Alzheimer’s

New research linking just one night’s lost sleep to increased risk of Alzheimer’s Disease1 highlights the urgent need for Australians to improve their sleep hygiene this World Sleep Day – Friday, March 13, 2020. The research, recently published in Neurology Journal, reinforces the strong link between lack of sleep and increased levels of the tau…

6 March, 2020


Patient Advice: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Australia Outbreak

GenesisCare is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Australia and we are taking all necessary precautions to minimise the impact on our patients and staff. As of Friday morning, March 6, the number of confirmed coronavirus patients in Australia sat at 50, with all states and territories recording cases of the COVID-19 virus. The WHO, Australian…

5 March, 2020


New ‘tattoo free’ radiation therapy treatment for breast cancer patients in the greater Shepparton region

For the first time in the Goulburn Valley, local breast cancer patients will no longer require permanent tattoo markers during radiation therapy, with GenesisCare Shepparton introducing a new tattoo-free treatment option. To coincide with International Women’s Day, GenesisCare is announcing the availability of two new innovative services for local breast cancer patients: tattoo-free radiation therapy,…

February 2020

27 February, 2020

More than 40,000 radiation therapy treatments delivered to cancer patients in Wide Bay using world class technology previously not available

The first patients treated at the GenesisCare radiation oncology centres in Fraser Coast and Bundaberg are celebrating the two-year anniversaries of the two cancer treatment centres with a visit to GenesisCare Fraser Coast today. Both centres opened in 2018 as part of a public-private partnership with Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service to increase access…