Westmead Hospital

Public Hospital

Westmead Hospital is a public hospital located in Westmead. This hospital provides cancer surgery, with chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment, haematology and cancer genetic services provided at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre.

Location and contact details

Westmead Hospital

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Corner Darcy and Hawkesbury Roads Westmead NSW 2 1 4 5
 
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Types of treatment

Westmead Hospital provides cancer surgery.

Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy and radiotherapy can be found at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Surgery for certain cancers can be complex and requires treatment at a hospital with a lot of experience performing this type of surgery. Westmead Hospital is recommended for:

  • adult-onset sarcoma 
  • bladder cancer
  • complex head and neck cancers
  • 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 Westmead 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 Westmead Hospital:

Additional information

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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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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