Sydney Youth Cancer Service
Public Cancer Service
Sydney Youth Cancer Service is a public cancer service located in Randwick. This cancer service supports young people 15 to 25 years with cancer. This service is a collaboration between Prince of Wales Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital.
Location and contact details
- Prince of Wales Hospital, Nelune Comprehensive Cancer Centre, High Street Randwick NSW 2 0 3 1
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- Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm. 24 hour on call service is available on (02) 9845 0000.
Types of treatment
The service provides tumour and age appropriate medical and psychological care for young people with cancer and their families. This service offers contact with a Clinical Nurse Consultant, Social Worker and Clinical Psychologist and consultancy with an Adolescent Oncologist.
The following cancer specialists work at Sydney Youth Cancer Service:
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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