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Leonie’s story: NAIDOC week - VOICE. TREATY. TRUTH. Let's work together for a shared future.

10 July, 2019

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia every July to honour the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  The theme of this year’s NAIDOC week is ‘Voice, Treaty and Truth: Let’s work together for a shared future.”  In celebration of NAIDOC week, we are featuring Leonie McIntosh’s story, a proud…

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July 2019

10 July, 2019

A first in South Australia: World-class technology expands treatment options for patients with brain tumours in South Australia

ADELAIDE, Australia – A high-precision radiation therapy technology called ExacTrac® is now available to treat suitable patients with secondary brain tumours, at GenesisCare in the Tennyson Centre in Kurralta Park. The Brainlab ExacTrac Image Guided Radiation Therapy system will be used for stereotactic radiosurgery, a non-invasive form of intracranial radiation therapy treatment, which delivers precisely…

8 July, 2019

GenesisCare’s Epping centre turns 10 as local demand for radiation oncology services soars

GenesisCare’s Epping radiation oncology centre is celebrating its 10th birthday this week, marking a decade of improved local access to high quality radiation therapy in Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs. In the early 2000s, the outer northern suburbs of Melbourne were earmarked by the state government as an area of need, with locals having to travel…

4 July, 2019

Our world first heart surgery

Colin Gutsche, 75, Port Clinton, Adelaide, suffers from mitral valve disease, a serious medical condition which causes severe breathlessness, as well as high risk of death. Last Friday, a team of our cardiologists became the first surgeons in the world to perform a new procedure, implanting an artificial mitral valve inside Colin’s heart, by sending…

June 2019

13 June, 2019

Works begin on Shepparton radiation therapy cancer centre

Construction of a brand new $11 million cancer centre is officially underway in Shepparton. GenesisCare held an official sod turning ceremony in Shepparton this week, including special guests, Federal MP Damien Drum, the Hon. Wendy Lovell MP, Greater Shepparton City Council Mayor, Cr Kim O’Keefe and Sandy Chamberlin, Executive Director of Infrastructure at Goulburn Valley…

6 June, 2019

Promising results in a recent outcomes report for the MAVERIC clinical trial

GenesisCare, Australia’s leading private provider of cardiac treatment services, is pleased to announce that promising results and improvement in patients’ mitral valve regurgitation are demonstrated in a recent outcomes report for the MAVERIC clinical trial. GenesisCare is currently enrolling patients to participate in this trial. The trial is a major step forward for treating heart…