Cancer patients missing out on life saving treatments

Cancer patients missing out on life savi...

05 February 2016

Cancer patients are missing out on life saving treatments. Are recommendations being made for all available treatment options? Sneak Peak from the...

Focus on Rural Health - Dr Melanie Jackson’s Albany Clinic

Focus on Rural Health - Dr Melanie Jacks...

12 January 2016

As part of our commitment to rural health and to bringing services closer to home, Genesis CancerCare’s South West Radiation Oncology Service...

Season's Greetings from Genesis CancerCare Western Australia

Season's Greetings from Genesis CancerCa...

16 December 2015

Genesis CancerCare Western Australia staff would like to wish our patients and their families season's greetings and good health in 2016.

Closure of Radiation Oncology Services at Royal Perth Hospital from Dec 11. 2015

Closure of Radiation Oncology Services a...

09 December 2015

GenesisCare has been informed of the closure of radiation services at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) in line with the state cancer plan....

New home for rural cancer patients

New home for rural cancer patients

03 November 2015

Brian and Karina Day (2015 WA House Rules contestants) in the ‘Footprints’ room Rural cancer patients undergoing cancer treatment in Perth now...

Doctors Cycle for Prostate Cancer

Doctors Cycle for Prostate Cancer

14 September 2015

While much of Perth was still asleep, A/Prof Raphael Chee (Medical Director, Shenton House, Joondalup, and consultant radiation oncologist),  Chris Balde (Patient...

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What is radiation therapy?

radiotherapy

Radiotherapy is a localised form of treatment. Most side effects are directly related to the area being irradiated. The severity and duration of these effects are not only dependant on dose, but also the patient's general health. Read more