Department of Melanoma and Surgical Oncology
Public-Private Cancer Service
The Department Melanoma and Surgical Oncology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital is a public/private service located in Camperdown.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
The Department of Melanoma and Surgical Oncology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital provides cancer surgery services,
Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy and radiation therapy can be found at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse.
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Department of Melanoma and Surgical Oncology participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:
- Skin cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Department of Melanoma and Surgical Oncology:
Most treatments are available in both the public and private systems but the costs can be very different. Also, a specialist can work in the public system, private system or both.
It is important to ask about fees before any doctors' visits, tests or treatments. Ask what the fees will be and how much you will get back from Medicare or your private health fund. You will have to pay any remaining costs (the gap payment).
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