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The department of Surgical Oncology provides specialised care for patients with breast cancer, thyroid cancer, sarcoma, melanoma and a wide range of other tumours.
Surgeons within the department hold appointments at St Vincent’s Public and Private Hospitals. All the members of the department have undergone advanced post-fellowship training in Surgical Oncology at prestigious overseas centres.
Consultations for both public and private patients are provided in our offices on level 7 of St Vincent’s Clinic.
Surgeons in the department work closely with specialists in Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Cancer Genetics within the St Vincent’s campus to provide truly multidisciplinary care for patients with cancer. Our aim is to provide excellence in cancer care from early diagnosis to ongoing management and follow up. All patients are presented at our regular multidisciplinary tumour group meetings held at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre to ensure that all their care is fully coordinated within the one centre of excellence.
The department of Surgical Oncology provides excellence in care for patients with a broad range of tumour groups. These include the following: