The St Vincent’s Medical Oncology Department is a multi-disciplinary team of specialists who are experts in treating and supporting patients with cancer.
- Radiation therapists
- Pathologists; radiologists
- Supportive and palliative care doctors
- Social work
- Curative treatments that aim to eliminate cancer permanently
- Preventive treatments to reduce the chance of cancer returning
- Symptomatic treatments to keep you feeling as well as possible
- Genetic counselling and gene testing
The Department’s specialists include:
Professor Richard Epstein MD, PhD, FRACP, FRCP
Associate Professor Eva Segelov PhD, FRACP
Gastrointestinal cancer, e.g., bowel cancer, anal cancer
Dr Rachel Dear PhD, FRACP
Frequently asked questions (FAQs):
How do I get an appointment with one of your specialists?
Appointments require a referral from your GP or surgeon.
To make an appointment, call +61 (0)2 9355 5655/5633
What do I do if I become unwell at home while receiving treatment for my cancer?
You will receive detailed education from our Oncology Nurse Coordinators about possible treatment side-effects and hazards, and what to do about them. We will give you phone numbers to call on a 24-hour basis if you are worried – this includes nights and week-ends.
You can also present directly to the Emergency Department of either St Vincent’s or your local Hospital at any time.
Phone: 02 9355 5633 or 02 9355 5655
Fax: 02 9355 5602
St Vincent’s Switchboard: 02 8382 1111