GenesisCare, Newcastle offers access to evidence-based care, including radiation therapy and allied health support.

GenesisCare, Newcastle aims to offer access to holistic, personalised care for patients, with services including radiation therapy and allied health support. Care should be available when and where the patient needs it most, and it should be designed to give patients the best life outcomes possible.

We are situated on the campus of Lake Macquarie Private Hospital and form a part of the comprehensive Hunter Cancer Centre.

We aim to offer access to:

  • Rapid access to consultation and treatment delivered using modern radiation therapy technology
  • Personalised treatment plan for every patient
  • Designated free parking

Specialist oncology consultation is available in Port Stephens

Consulting specialists have the support of Ramsay Health Care’s local network of facilities located at Lake Macquarie Private Hospital and Warners Bay Private Hospital, offering patients further choice, convenience and the opportunity for easier access to health care.

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), Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH) for left-sided breast treatment, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS),
Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR), Brachytherapy, and specialised non-surgical treatment for skin cancer and some benign conditions.

Clinical trials

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 Newcastle 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, Newcastle 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 Physiology - access via Ethos Health
  • Psychologist
  • Palliative Care
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Dietitian

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 taken 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.

Getting Here

Newcastle (Oncology)