Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)

Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)


Centre leader

Lisa Gia

Lisa Gia

We are co-located with Macquarie University Hospital, and offer you access to our dedicated multidisciplinary team who strive to personalise the care experience from first visit through to post treatment.

GenesisCare, Macquarie University Hospital offers access to evidence-based cancer care services including radiation therapy.

The GenesisCare centre, at Macquarie University Hospital is located on Level B2, and operates Monday-Friday from 7am-5pm.

The centre offers access to cancer care services including radiation therapy and allied health support. Our team is dedicated to offering personalised treatments delivered in a multidisciplinary care environment.

Care is managed by a passionate and supportive team of healthcare professionals with experience in oncology including: radiation oncologists, registered nurses, radiation therapists, physicists, and a dedicated team of support staff.

We aim to offer rapid access to consultation and treatment in a comfortable, modern, and relaxing environment.

Our treatments and services

Radiation oncology

Radiation therapy uses high energy X-rays or other particles to treat cancer and can be used at all stages. Radiation therapy techniques can include: External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBRT), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH), Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy (SABR), LDR Brachytherapy, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, fiducial markers, and specialised non-surgical treatment for skin cancer.

Allied Health Services

At GenesisCare, Macquarie University Hospital we offer you access to a range of Allied health services, all tailored to support your needs. One of your treatment team will discuss the most suitable options with you. Support services offered may include:

  • Dietitian
  • Speech Pathology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Massage Therapy
  • Lymphoedema Clinic
  • Physiotherapy
  • Psychology
  • Encore Program
  • Enrich Program
  • Look Good Feel Better
  • McGrath Nurse
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Nurse
  • Pain and supportive care management

Exercise medicine

Considerable research and clinical evidence has established that exercise may be beneficial for people with cancer; however, there is no one-size-fits-all approach.1,2 Every person’s circumstances are unique and these should be take into account. Tailored exercise programs designed by an exercise professional that include both aerobic and resistance training activities have been shown to provide benefits.3 To learn more about incorporating exercise during your cancer journey, please speak with your doctor and treatment team.

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Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)