Illawarra Cancer Care Centre
Public Cancer Centre
Illawarra Cancer Care Centre is a public cancer centre located in Wollongong. Illawarra Cancer Care Centre has chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as providing haematological and cancer genetic services. Cancer surgery services are available at Wollongong Hospital.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Illawarra Cancer Care Centre has chemotherapy and radiation therapy, as well as providing haematological and cancer genetic services.
Information about additional services including cancer surgery can be found at Wollongong Hospital.
The following cancer specialists work at Illawarra Cancer Care Centre:
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.
To speak to an Aboriginal Health Worker, contact Illawarra Aboriginal Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation or phone (02) 4229 9495.
Information about what to expect before, during and after cancer treatment is available in this guide, written for Aboriginal people.
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