Gynaecological cancer treatment near Canberra

Gynaecological cancer can include cancer of the vagina, uterus, ovaries, cervix, vulva, endometrium or fallopian tubes. 

A person with a suspected or confirmed gynaecological 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).

There are recommended hospitals for ovarian cancer treatment. 

Who to see

The diagnosis and treatment of gynaecological cancer involves a team of specialists. The usual specialist for initial referral is a gynaecological oncologist.

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

Where to have treatment

Treatment for gynaecological cancer may include surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Most people with a gynaecological cancer have a combination of these treatments.

Surgery for gynaecological cancer

Hospitals for gynaecological cancer surgery are listed below. Results are ordered by distance from Canberra ACT.

Other treatment centres

Results are ordered by distance from Canberra ACT.

Find a cancer care team

All people with gynaecological 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

Cancer care pathway fact sheets have been developed by the Cancer Council to help identify recommended care at each stage of the pathway. 

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.

More information about the ovarian cancer care pathway is available in these fact sheets:

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

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