Neuroendocrine cancer treatment near Kingston

Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are rare cancers that start in neuroendocrine cells. These cells are found throughout the body, but most commonly in the gastrointestinal tract (gut), lungs and pancreas.

A person with a suspected or confirmed neuroendocrine 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 neuroendocrine cancer may be over 100 kms from Kingston ACT. Support may be available for transport and accommodation.

The diagnosis and treatment of neuroendocrine cancer involves a team of specialists.

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

Where to have treatment

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

Surgery for neuroendocrine cancer

Hospitals for neuroendocrine cancer surgery are listed below. Results are ordered by distance from Kingston ACT.

Other treatment centres

NSW Lutate Service

People with a neuroendocrine tumour, for whom a multidisciplinary cancer care team (MDT) has established that Lutate is a valid treatment option, should be referred to one of the two Lutate services:

(Lutate is not given to all people with neuroendocrine cancer)

Find out more

Results are ordered by distance from Kingston ACT.

Find a cancer care team

All people with neuroendocrine 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.

More information about the neuroendocrine tumours optimal care pathway is available in these fact sheets:

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