Mesothelioma treatment near Symonston

A person with a suspected or confirmed mesothelioma  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 mesothelioma involves a team of specialists. Initial referral should be to a respiratory physician or a cardiothoracic surgeon.

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

Where to have treatment

Treatment for mesothelioma may include surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Some people with mesothelioma have a combination of these treatments.

Surgery for mesothelioma

Hospitals for mesothelioma surgery are listed below. Results are ordered by distance from Symonston ACT.

Other treatment centres

Results are ordered by distance from Symonston ACT.

Find a cancer care team

All people with mesothelioma 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.

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