John Hunter Hospital

Public Hospital

The John Hunter Hospital is a public hospital located in New Lambton. This hospital provides cancer surgery, with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, haematology, and cancer genetic services provided the Calvary Mater Newcastle.

Location and contact details

John Hunter Hospital

10 Lookout Road New Lambton NSW 2 3 0 5
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Types of treatment

The John Hunter Hospital provides cancer surgery.

Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy and radiotherapy can be found at the Calvary Mater Newcastle.


Treatment for some cancers can be complex and patients should be treated at a hospital which meets agreed criteria for managing this type of cancer. These centres are known as specialist cancer centres. John Hunter Hospital is recommended for:

  • bladder cancer
  • complex head and neck cancer
  • lung cancer
  • oesophageal and stomach cancers
  • ovarian cancer
  • pancreatic, primary liver and bile duct cancers
  • rectal cancer.

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Cancer care teams

Specialists at John Hunter Hospital participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:

Cancer specialists

The following cancer specialists work at John Hunter Hospital:

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