The medical oncology service at the Mater Cancer Care Centre provides services for a range of tumour streams or cancer types. The service is managed using a comprehensive framework of coordinated care, providing treatment plans for all types of solid tumours including:
The Mater Cancer Care Centre team works together to ensure patients receive comprehensive care and treatment during all stages of their cancer journey. This includes working with the palliative care, support and haematology oncology services at the centre.
Providing patients with access to care and treatment that is specifically designed for individual needs is an essential focus for the Mater Cancer Care Centre team. Patients receive their cancer treatment onsite at the centre and to ensure there are no unnecessary delays with dispensing medicines, Mater Pharmacy is located in the centre.
This medical oncology team is supported by a wide variety of support services to ensure patients and their families receive compassionate support and high quality care during all stage of their caner journey at Mater.
The medical oncology service has a standing for clinical trials ranging from early phase studies to multinational phase III studies.
Some valuable websites for accessing medical oncology information include: