Griffith Oncology Unit
Public Cancer Service
Griffith Oncology Unit is a public cancer service located in Griffith. This cancer service provides cancer chemotherapy with radiation therapy consultations run through an outreach service. Cancer surgery is available at Griffith Base Hospital.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Griffith Oncology Unit provides chemotherapy and haematology services. Radiotherapy services are available through an outreach service.
Information about additional cancer services including cancer surgery can be found at Griffith Base Hospital.
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Griffith Oncology Unit participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:
- Bowel cancer
- Upper gastrointestinal cancer
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
- Urogenital cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Griffith Oncology Unit:
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).
Patients, their families and carers who do not speak English as a first language or who are Deaf have the right to free, confidential and professional interpreters when they use public health services.
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