Endometrial cancer treatment near Watson

A person with a suspected endometrial cancer should:

  • have their care overseen by a specialist who is a member of a multidisciplinary cancer care team
  • attend their first specialist appointment within two weeks of being referred by the general practitioner (GP).

Who to see

The diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer involves a team of specialists. Initial referral should be to a gynaecological oncologist.

A referral from a general practitioner (GP) is required for an appointment.

Where to have treatment

Please note the nearest cancer services for endometrial cancer may be over 100 kms from Watson ACT. Support may be available for transport and accommodation.

Treatment for endometrial cancer may include surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Many people with endometrial cancer have a combination of these treatments.

Surgery for endometrial cancer

Hospitals for endometrial cancer surgery are listed below. Results are ordered by distance from Watson ACT.

Find a cancer care team

All people with endometrial cancer in NSW should have their treatment overseen by a multidisciplinary cancer care team (MDT).

A multidisciplinary cancer care team is a group of health care professionals who work together to ensure that a patient receives the best care and outcomes. 

Children and youth services

There are services that provide specialised treatment and support to children and young people with cancer.

Tests and timeframes

National optimal care pathways have been developed to guide recommended care at each stage of the cancer pathway.

Initial tests may be arranged by the general practitioner (GP) and may include:

  • a general and pelvic examination
  • transvaginal pelvic ultrasound.

  • Initial tests should be performed within four weeks of general practitioner (GP) presentation.
  • If further investigations are required, the specialist consultation should take place within four weeks of the initial GP appointment.
  • Initial treatment should commence within four weeks of diagnosis.

More information about the endometrial cancer care pathway is available for health professionals in the Quick reference guide for health professionals.

  • Optimal care pathway for women with endometrial cancer Quick reference guide for health professionals
  • Fact sheet in plain English and seven other languages for patients.

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