Specialised centre for integrated cancer care - gateway to all your cancer services
The North Shore Health Hub brings together a team of cancer-specific specialists with extensive treatment experience. The centre offers personalised evidence-based care, all in one custom-built space.
The North Shore Hub location allows us to partner with dedicated providers and act as the gateway to many of your cancer services - offering support throughout your journey.
Our treatments and services
Radiation therapy may be offered in the early stages of cancer treatment, or after it has started to spread. Radiation therapy techniques can include: Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH), External Beam Radiation Therapy, Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR), Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT), & Palliative Radiation Therapy.
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.
Theranostics is an approach to cancer therapy which combines diagnostics and treatment techniques to detect and treat some cancer types.
Haematology is the medical speciality relating to conditions that affect the blood, and the organs that make the blood as well as cancers of the blood. A Haematologist will look after patients requiring specialist advice for bleeding disorders, or blood cancers, and may prescribe chemotherapy as a treatment option. The Haematologist, may also refer to other specialists participating in the multi-disciplinary team, for instance a Radiation Oncologist if radiotherapy treatment is advised.
Sydney Brain Tumour Clinic
The Sydney Brain Tumour Clinic was established in 2013 to provide a convenient service for anyone dealing with a brain tumour to seek further advice on their management and care. In August 2021 the Sydney Brain Tumour Clinic was expanded and moved to a new home within GenesisCare, North Shore. This dedicated clinic concentrates resources for the management of brain tumours, collaborating with multiple referring neurosurgeons across NSW. For more information click here.
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 North Shore 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, North Shore 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 may include:
- Cancer Genetics
- Speech Pathologist
- Clinical Counselling
- Acupuncture & TCM
The team at GenesisCare may refer you to Cancer Fit Australia who can help you better understand how you may wish to integrate exercise and wellness to assist you during your journey.
Our network of partners include:
- Douglas Hanly Moir
- North Shore Radiology
- North Shore Private Day Surgery
Free WiFi access available at this centre.
Free underground parking is available onsite and provided through Wilson Parking B2.
Should there be no spaces available there is metered parking or parking in surrounding streets. North Shore Private Hospital has parking in the multi-story car park.
Nearest train station is St Leonards and there is a bus stop on Pacific Highway just outside the premises.
A/Prof Michael Back
FRANZCR GradDipPsyOnc MBA PhD
Mater Hospital, Sydney (Oncology) +3
Dr Dasantha Jayamanne
BSc (Med Sci), MBBS, Dip Pall Care, PhD candidate, FRANZCR
Frenchs Forest (Oncology) +1
Dr Victoria Pechey
MBBS BSci (Med) Honours UNSW, FRACP, FRCPA
Frenchs Forest (Oncology) +1
Any medical procedure or treatment involving the use of radiation carries risks, including skin irritation and associated pain. Before proceeding with treatment, you should discuss the risks and benefits of the treatment with an appropriately qualified health practitioner. Individual treatment outcomes and experiences will vary.