Wollongong Hospital

Public Hospital

Wollongong Hospital is a public hospital located in Wollongong. This hospital provides cancer surgery with chemotherapy, radiotherapy, haematology and cancer genetic services available onsite at the Illawarra Cancer Care Centre.

Location and contact details

Wollongong Hospital

Address
Loftus Street Wollongong NSW 2 5 0 0
 
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Types of treatment

Wollongong Hospital provides cancer surgery.

Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy and radiotherapy can be found at the Illawarra Cancer Care 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. Wollongong Hospital is recommended for:

  • Bile duct cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Complex head & neck cancer
  • Gastric cancer
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Oesophageal cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Penile cancer

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Cancer care teams

Specialists at Wollongong 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 Wollongong 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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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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