Neuroendocrine cancer treatment near Sydney

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).

There are two designated Lutate services in NSW.

Who to see

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 Sydney NSW.

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 Sydney NSW.

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.

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