GenesisCare, Mandurah offers access to personalised oncology care services including radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy.
The purpose-built GenesisCare, Mandurah centre offers access to evidence-based cancer care services in the Peel region.
Patient care is managed by a multidisciplinary team of passionate healthcare professionals with experience in oncology including: radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, registered nurses, radiation therapists, physicists, and a dedicated team of support staff.
The Mandurah centre offers a comfortable, calm, and relaxing environment for treatment. Services offered include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy, with patient access to a range of Allied health support services available.
Our treatments and services
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), Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiation Therapy (SABR), Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH), tattoo free radiation therapy for selected treatments, and specialised non-surgical treatment for skin cancer.
Chemotherapy is an approach to cancer therapy which involves the administration of medicine, usually orally or by injection, which is intended to kill cancer cells or minimise their growth and spread. Chemotherapy can be used in conjunction with other cancer treatments.
Immunotherapy is a type of treatment that is intended to help your own immune system fight cancer. There are different types of immunotherapy for cancer that work in different ways.
Allied Health Services
At GenesisCare, Mandurah 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:
- Exercise Physiologist with on-site gym
- Specialist Breast Care Nurse
- Multi-Disciplinary Team Care
- PCSN services
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.
- Campbell KL, Winters-Stone KM, Wiskemann J, et al. Exercise guidelines for cancer survivors: Consensus statement from international multidisciplinary roundtable. Med Sci Sports Exerc 2019;51(11):2375–2390.
- Hayes SC, Newton RU, Spence RR, et al. The Exercise and Sports Science Australia position statement: Exercise medicine in cancer management. J Sci Med Sport 2019;22(11):1175–1199.
- Buffart LM, Kalter J, Sweegers MG, et al. Effects and moderators of exercise on quality of life and physical function in patients with cancer: An individual patient data meta-analysis of 34 RCTs. Cancer Treat Rev 2017;52:91–104.