Overview

GenesisCare Hurstville is a comprehensive cancer centre for local and regional communities.

About the centre

GenesisCare Hurstville provides comprehensive cancer treatment and services including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, theranostics, and allied health services. Learn more about radiation therapy treatment for non-melanoma skin cancer at GenesisCare. Click here for further details.

Our treatments and services

Radiation oncology

Chemotherapy

  • Administered orally or intravenously
  • Often used in conjunction with other treatments

Immunotherapy

  • Administered intravenously to boost your immune system response to fight cancer cells

Theranostics

  • Combines therapy and diagnostics to specifically target cancer cells

Multidisciplinary team

At GenesisCare Hurstville we have a multidisciplinary team (MDT) of clinical experts, who is responsible for all investigations, diagnosis, treatment options, and supportive after care. The MDT includes:

  • Radiation oncologists for radiation therapy
  • Medical oncologists for chemotherapy and immunotherapy
  • Nuclear medical physicians for theranostics
  • Oncology nurses
  • Radiation therapists
  • Patient services team
  • Medical physicists
  • Allied health professionals

Allied health services

At GenesisCare Hurstville we offer a range of allied health services which include:

  • Clinical counsellor
  • Exercise physiotherapy
  • Lymphoedema specialist
  • Acupuncture
  • Speech pathology

We also have a geriatrician on site for any outpatient care throughout the treatment journey.

Cancer exercise programme

Exercise has proven to reduce the impact of cancer symptoms and treatment related side-effects, including fatigue and nausea. At GenesisCare Hurstville we have an on-site gym and offer personalised exercise classes and group exercise programmes. Click here to a watch a video on cancer exercise.

Prostate cancer exercise programmes for:

  • Pelvic floor muscle strength
  • Incontinence
  • Urgency and frequency of urination
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Side effects of hormonal treatment

Breast cancer exercise programmes for:

  • Lymphoedema prevention and management
  • Post-surgical scar / cording-tissue treatment
  • Postural issues including strength and movement
  • Fatigue
  • Loss of muscle mass and strength

Click here to watch a video on Lymphoedema prevention and management.

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Patient access programme

The patient access programme is for rural and regional patients receiving stereotactic radiation therapy treatment. The patient access programme includes:

Full radiation therapy treatment course

  • Initial consultation with a radiation oncologist
  • CT Scan
  • Personalised treatment plan
  • All treatment sessions

 Accommodation

GenesisCare Hurstville will cover accommodation for up to ten nights close to our centre for the initial consultation and subsequent treatment trips.

Transport

Our patient services team will coordinate patient pickups and return journeys from the provided accommodation to our treatment centre each day. GenesisCare Hurstville have partnered with Uber to provide transport for our patients.

The patient access programme does not include transport to and from the patient’s place of residence to the provided accommodation and additional accommodation costs such as room service.

Consulting rooms

We have consultation rooms at two locations for your convenience:

Waratah Private Hospital

Suite 603, 31 Dora Street

Hurstville NSW 22

Miranda

Suite 15+16, Level 1, 50-52 Urunga Parade

Miranda NSW 2228

After consultation, patients will receive their comprehensive oncology treatment at GenesisCare Hurstville – Waratah Private Hospital.

Our Hurstville centre

Getting here

Free parking, including disabled spaces, are available outside the Radiation Oncology Department on B2. at Waratah Private Hospital.  Enter via Dora Street.

The patient drop off bay is located on Dora Street at the front of Waratah Private Hospital.

Hurstville Station is a short 5 minute walk to Waratah Private Hospital.

A public bus interchange is located on Forest Road opposite the train station.