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20 May – Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day

17 May, 2019

At GenesisCare, our extensive clinical trials program is evolving rapidly and includes trials evaluating new treatments, devices & technologies across oncology, cardiology and sleep medicine. Today we wish to thank all our staff and patients involved in our many clinical trials. Did you know ? There are over 120 GenesisCare clinical investigators, 49 dedicated research…

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May 2019

10 May, 2019

Thank you to our nurses!

So many different roles play a huge part in the care we deliver to our patients – from those who provide treatment directly, to those in support roles who make things work behind the scenes – and today we’d like to acknowledge all the nurses across GenesisCare. International nurses day, a day when nurses around…

7 May, 2019

New $5M research project to treat ‘untreatable’ cancers in Australia

Cancer patients in Australia may soon have earlier access to revolutionary, highly targeted new treatment options through a $5.1M research partnership, announced today by the national science agency CSIRO and GenesisCare, one of Australia’s largest cancer care providers. Using an emerging area of science called theranostics, the project aims to develop new therapies against some…

March 2019

21 March, 2019

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

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…

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…