GenesisCare, Bundaberg offers access to personalised cancer care services including radiation therapy and allied health care support.
Our Bundaberg team aim to offer a high-quality care experience designed to help patients achieve the best possible clinical outcomes close to home.
Located near to the Mater Hospital, the compassionate GenesisCare, Bundaberg team offers access to cancer care services including radiation therapy, and they strive to offer rapid access to consultation and treatment, delivered using advanced radiation therapy technology in a comfortable and calm environment.
Patient care is managed by a multidisciplinary team of passionate healthcare professionals with experience in oncology including: radiation oncologists, registered nurses, radiation therapists, physicists, and a dedicated team of support staff.
Free parking is available in the carpark at the rear of the centre. Enter the Mater Hospital’s third driveway in Hope Street. Free parking is also available in Hope Street.
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: Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR), Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), palliative care, and specialised non-surgical treatment for skin cancer and some benign conditions.
At GenesisCare, we challenge ourselves every day to help find new and better ways to provide high-quality care, and we aim to deliver the best possible outcomes for our patients wherever we can.
Our Bundaberg team may be able to offer you access to the GenesisCare global network of clinical trials. For further information on clinical trial participation, please speak with your treating doctor.
Allied health services
At GenesisCare, Bundaberg we offer you access to a range of Allied health services via Wide Bay Health, all tailored to support your needs. One of your treatment team will discuss the most suitable options with you. Support services offered may include:
- Partnership with local exercise programs
- Speech Pathologist
- Access to McGrath Nurse Breast Care Services
- Palliative Care Service
- Prostate Cancer Care Nurse
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.