Walgett Medical Oncology Outreach Treatment Clinic
Public Cancer Service
Walgett Medical Oncology Outreach Treatment Clinic is a public cancer service providing chemotherapy treatment. This is an outreach service of Alan Coates Cancer Centre, Dubbo.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Walgett Medical Oncology Outreach Treatment Clinic provides chemotherapy as an outreach service.
This cancer service is coordinated by the Oncology Nurses.
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Walgett Medical Oncology Outreach Treatment Clinic 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
- Breast cancer
- Endocrine cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Upper gastrointestinal cancer
- Urogenital cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Walgett Medical Oncology Outreach Treatment Clinic:
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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