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More than 40,000 radiation therapy treatments delivered to cancer patients in Wide Bay using world class technology previously not available

27 February, 2020

The first patients treated at the GenesisCare radiation oncology centres in Fraser Coast and Bundaberg are celebrating the two-year anniversaries of the two cancer treatment centres with a visit to GenesisCare Fraser Coast today. Both centres opened in 2018 as part of a public-private partnership with Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service to increase access…

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February 2020

18 February, 2020


Noxopharm partnership with GenesisCare to provide compassionate access to Veyonda

GenesisCare is pleased to announce a clinical alliance with Noxopharm to offer a compassionate access program with Noxopharm’s novel lead product candidate, Veyonda®, for patients with advanced, treatment-resistant, metastatic prostate cancer (mCRPC) being treated with theranostics. The alliance formalises a program under which Noxopharm has been making Veyonda® available through GenesisCare for compassionate use in…

17 February, 2020


World-class radiation oncology treatment arrives in Shepparton: GenesisCare officially opens new cancer care centre with capacity to treat 500 patients a year

For the first time, cancer patients in Goulburn Valley no longer have to travel outside the local community for treatment, thanks to a new $11 million cancer care centre unveiled at an official opening ceremony today. The cancer treatment centre, which began delivering care to patients before Christmas, is open to both public and privately…

January 2020

10 January, 2020


GenesisCare pledges $250,000 to support bushfire relief and recovery efforts

Australian-founded cancer and cardiac care provider GenesisCare today announced that it would be joining international fundraising efforts, to support bushfire relief and recovery in affected communities across Australia. “It’s been devastating to watch the impact of severe and unprecedented bushfire activity in parts of Australia. Our hearts and thoughts continue to be with affected communities,…

December 2019

13 December, 2019

21st Century Oncology to join Australia’s GenesisCare in a partnership to increase access to high quality cancer care in U.S. communities

FLORIDA, U.S. – Cancer patients in communities across the U.S. are expected to benefit from increased access to high quality cancer care, with U.S. provider of radiation therapy and integrated cancer treatments, 21st Century Oncology, to become part of Australian cancer and cardiac care company, GenesisCare. The combined experience and reach of 21st Century Oncology’s…

12 December, 2019


Cardiologists in Perth perform state-first heart surgery

A team of GenesisCare cardiologists and their surgical colleagues at the Mount Hospital, Perth, have successfully performed a new minimally invasive surgery to treat a leaking mitral valve. Mitral valve disease is a serious medical condition, with patients suffering severe breathlessness and poor quality of life, as well as high risk of death. GenesisCare cardiologists…

9 December, 2019


Cutting edge radiotherapy machine installed at GenesisCare, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney

GenesisCare is pleased to announce the successful delivery and installation of the Elekta Unity MR-Linac machine, a new highly targeted and innovative cancer treatment, at its centre at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney. St Vincent’s will be the first hospital in NSW to offer the new treatment option and the second in the entire country. The…

5 December, 2019


Funding secured for public patients at GenesisCare Shepparton

Public cancer patients in Shepparton will be able to access radiotherapy treatment closer to home, thanks to a new agreement between the Department of Health and Human Services, Goulburn Valley Health and GenesisCare. The Shared Care agreement will provide public patients access to radiation therapy treatments at the GenesisCare cancer centre in Shepparton, which opened…

4 December, 2019


Team of Queensland cardiologists perform state-first heart valve replacement surgery

A team of GenesisCare cardiologists and their surgical colleagues at The Wesley Hospital are the first team in Queensland, and among the first in the world, to successfully perform a new type of heart valve replacement surgery. Using a new transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system, Navitor TM , the team implanted the new artificial…

November 2019

21 November, 2019


New hope for Queenslanders with late stage prostate cancer with the launch of innovative theranostic treatment

GenesisCare announced today that patients with advanced stage prostate cancer in Queensland will now have access to a cutting-edge treatment, at its Chermside centre in Brisbane. Theranostics is a highly personalised cancer treatment that combines diagnostics and therapy to detect and target late stage prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumours. The diagnostic approach utilises PET scan…