Blood cancer treatment near Weston Creek

Blood cancer (haematological cancer) can include leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and myelodysplastic syndrome. 

A person with a suspected or confirmed blood 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

Please note the nearest cancer specialist for blood cancer may be over 100 kms from Weston Creek ACT. Support may be available for transport and accommodation.

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

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

Where to have treatment

Treatment for blood cancer may include chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy or radiotherapy. Many people with blood cancer have a combination of these treatments.

Haematology for blood cancer

Haematology services for blood cancer are listed below. Results are ordered by distance from Weston Creek ACT.

Other treatment centres

Results are ordered by distance from Weston Creek ACT.

Find a cancer care team

All people with blood 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. There are optimal care pathways for acute myeloid leukaemia and hodgkin lymphoma.

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

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

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

  • Optimal care pathway for Hodgkin and large B-cell lymphoma Quick reference guide for health professionals
  • Fact sheet for patients in plain English and seven other languages.

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