Hurstville (Oncology)

  • Waratah Private Hospital, Level 6, 31 Dora Street, Hurstville, NSW, 2220

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Overview

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

GenesisCare Hurstville provides comprehensive cancer treatment and services including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, theranostics, and allied health services.

Our treatments and services

Radiation oncology

  • Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH)
  • Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Stereotactic ablative body radiation therapy (SABR)
  • SpaceOAR/Barrigel

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
  • Lymphedema specialist
  • Acupuncture
  • Speech pathology

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

Cancer exercise program

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 programs.

Prostate cancer exercise programs for:

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

Breast cancer exercise programs for:

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

Patient access program

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

Suite 603, 31 Dora Street

Hurstville NSW 220

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.