Cancer treatment specialists

Our cancer treatments and technologies use the most advanced technology available, aiming for the most effective treatment with minimal damage or side-effects.

New name, same high-quality care

Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre & Genesis CancerCare are now known as GenesisCare. It’s the same great care, team and technology that we’ve always had. We’ve just refreshed how we look and talk. You’ll see the new brand identity everywhere – at our sites and in all our communications as well as on the website.

We’re rebranding because we want to make it easier for everyone to see that we are part of GenesisCare – an extensive global network, with centres in Australia, the UK and Spain.

What you can expect

Our cancer specialists

What other people ask

Why is radiation therapy use with other treatment?

While radiation therapy can be used on its own to manage cancer, it is often more effective when it’s combined with other treatments.

This is because different treatments target cancer via different pathways. For example:

External beam radiation therapy can be applied before surgery to shrink a tumour, making it easier to remove
External beam radiation therapy can be given after surgery to get rid of any microscopic disease that remains
When radiation therapy is combined with chemotherapy, cancer cells can become more sensitive to the radiation.

This makes the radiation treatment more effective in killing cancer cells and improves the result.

Combining these treatments also treats the whole body – whereas radiation therapy only focuses on the cancer area. By treating the whole body, the therapy is helping to get rid of any disease that may be present in other parts of the body.

Deciding the type of approach to your treatment will depend on your specific condition and overall health – and you will decide on this with your medical team.

Who decides if I need radiation therapy?

Your radiation oncologist will recommend the treatment that’s best suited to treat your condition.

Are there any side effects from radiation therapy?

Side effects do exist, and they vary from person to person.

The most common side effects are tiredness and skin changes. Other side effects depend on the part of your body being treated.

Your radiation oncologist and nurse will explain the side effects specific to your treatment area. They will also give you advice on how to manage these and look after yourself during treatment.

Does radiation therapy hurt?

Not at all. Radiation therapy is painless. In fact, you don’t see or feel the actual treatment. Most people continue with their usual daily routine during the treatment course.

Payment options

Our aim is to make treatment affordable for all patients. Visit our payments page to find our more.

GenesisCare & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health

At GenesisCare we understand the unique healthcare needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on how we can offer you support during your cancer treatment visit our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health page.

Caring for a loved one with cancer comes with a lot of responsibilities. We’re here to help you with these challenges. To help you manage, we’ve put together information about many of the supportive roles carers take on.

Dealing with loss can be a challenging and difficult time. We’ve prepared a page to help you understand how you may be feeling in the days and weeks after a loss.

Why is radiation therapy use with other treatment?

While radiation therapy can be used on its own to manage cancer, it is often more effective when it’s combined with other treatments.

This is because different treatments target cancer via different pathways. For example:

External beam radiation therapy can be applied before surgery to shrink a tumour, making it easier to remove
External beam radiation therapy can be given after surgery to get rid of any microscopic disease that remains
When radiation therapy is combined with chemotherapy, cancer cells can become more sensitive to the radiation.

This makes the radiation treatment more effective in killing cancer cells and improves the result.

Combining these treatments also treats the whole body – whereas radiation therapy only focuses on the cancer area. By treating the whole body, the therapy is helping to get rid of any disease that may be present in other parts of the body.

Deciding the type of approach to your treatment will depend on your specific condition and overall health – and you will decide on this with your medical team.

Who decides if I need radiation therapy?

Your radiation oncologist will recommend the treatment that’s best suited to treat your condition.

Are there any side effects from radiation therapy?

Side effects do exist, and they vary from person to person.

The most common side effects are tiredness and skin changes. Other side effects depend on the part of your body being treated.

Your radiation oncologist and nurse will explain the side effects specific to your treatment area. They will also give you advice on how to manage these and look after yourself during treatment.

Does radiation therapy hurt?

Not at all. Radiation therapy is painless. In fact, you don’t see or feel the actual treatment. Most people continue with their usual daily routine during the treatment course.

Payment options

Our aim is to make treatment affordable for all patients. Visit our payments page to find our more.

GenesisCare & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health

At GenesisCare we understand the unique healthcare needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on how we can offer you support during your cancer treatment visit our Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander health page.

Caring for a loved one with cancer comes with a lot of responsibilities. We’re here to help you with these challenges. To help you manage, we’ve put together information about many of the supportive roles carers take on.

Dealing with loss can be a challenging and difficult time. We’ve prepared a page to help you understand how you may be feeling in the days and weeks after a loss.

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Albany

136-138 Lockyer Avenue, Albany, WA 6330

Albury Wodonga

Regional Cancer Centre, Corner of Borella Road and East Street, East Albury, NSW, 2640

awreception@genesiscare.com

Angaston

29 North Street, Angaston, SA, 5353

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Armadale (Hearts West Clinic)

3056 Albany Hwy, Suite 10, Armadale Hospital Specialist Centre, Armadale WA 6112

info@heartswest.com.au

Augusta

Augusta Hospital, 11 Donovan Street, Augusta WA 6290

Balwyn

Balwyn Consulting Suites, 481 Whitehorse Rd, Balwyn VIC 3103

balwyn@hcvic.com.au

Base Hospital Bundaberg (Cardiology)

Cardiac Investigations Unit, Bundaberg Base Hospital, Bourbong Street, Bundaberg West, QLD, 4670

admin@bundycardiology.com.au

Beaudesert

Lavender House 37 William Street Beaudesert QLD 4284

Benowa

The Lung Centre, 144 Ashmore Rd, Benowa QLD 4217

Berwick (Cardiology)

Unit 2 / 11 Gloucester Avenue, Berwick VIC 3806

infocardiologyvic@genesiscare.com

Berwick (Oncology)

St John Of God Berwick Specialist Centre, 55 Kangan Drive, Berwick VIC 3806, Australia

berwickreception@genesiscare.com

Broken Hill

Thomas Street, Broken Hill, NSW, 2880

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Buderim (oncology)

10 King Street, Buderim QLD 4556, Australia

receptiononcologybuderim@genesiscare.com

Buderim Private Hospital

Buderim Private Hospital, 12 Elsa Wilson Drive, Buderim QLD 4556

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Bunbury (Cardiology)

Suite 21, St John of God Hospital, Southwest Health Campus, Corner of Roberston Drive & Bussell Highway, WA, 6230

Bunbury (Oncology)

South West Health Campus, Corner of Bussell Hwy & Roberston Drive, Bunbury, WA 6230

receptiononcologybunbury@genesiscare.com

Bunbury (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 21, St John of God Hospital, Southwest Health Campus, (Cnr Robertson Drive & Bussell Hwy), Bunbury WA 6230

Bundaberg (Oncology)

Bundaberg, Mater Hospital (Oncology), 313 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg, QLD, 4670

Bundaberg (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 3, Entrance 1, 72 Barolin Street, Bundaberg, QLD 4670

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Bundaberg West

Mater Misericordiae Hospital, 313 Bourbong Street, Bundaberg West, QLD, 4670

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Bundoora

Health and Wellness Centre Level 1, Suites 8-10, 20 Scholar Drive, Bundoora, VIC, 3083

bundoora@hcvic.com.au

Busselton (Cardiology)

19 Albert Street, Busselton WA, Australia

Busselton (Sleep Medicine)

19 Albert Street, Busselton WA 6280, Australia

Cabrini (Gandel Wing)

Cabrini Hospital Melvern, Level B4, Gandel Wing, 183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, VIC 3144

cabrinireception@genesiscare.com

Calvary Central Districts Hospital

Calvary Central Districts Hospital, Jarvis Road, Elizabeth Vale SA 5112, Australia

infooncologysa@genesiscare.com

Capalaba

Rooms Bayside Level 1, The Hub Corner of Rickey & Loraine Street Capalaba QLD 4157

Chermside

Chermside Medical Complex, Lower Ground Floor, 956 Gympie Road, Chermside QLD, 4032

Clare

Old North Road, Clare, SA 5453

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Clayfield

Oriel Place, Suite 3, Level 1 531 Sandgate Road Clayfield QLD 4011

Cockburn (Cardiology)

Cockburn Health & Community Centre, Level 1, Suite 11, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success WA 6164

Cockburn (Sleep)

Cockburn Health & Community Centre, Level 1, Suite 11, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success WA 6164

infosleepwa@genesiscare.com

Denmark

Denmark Health Service, 50 Scotsdale Road, Denmark WA, Australia

Doncaster East

Suite 1, 1008 Doncaster Road, Doncaster East VIC 3109

balwyn@hcvic.com.au

Duncraig

Unit 4, 60 Arnisdale Road, Duncraig, WA, 6023

Dunsborough

Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough WA 6281, Australia

East Melbourne

Level 5, 126 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, VIC, 3002

Emerald

Central Highlands Healthcare Ltd. Trading as Emerald Medical Group Lot 1, Pilot Farm Road, Emerald QLD 4720

Epping Medical Centre

Epping Medical Centre, Ground Floor, 230 Cooper Street, Epping, VIC, 3076

eppingreception@genesiscare.com

Fiona Stanley Hospital

Discovery Way Murdoch University, Murdoch WA 6150, Australia

receptiononcologyfsh@genesiscare.com

Flinders Private Hospital

Flinders Private Hospital, Level 2, 1 Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA 5042

infooncologysa@genesiscare.com

Footscray

Western Private Hospital, 1 Marion Street, Footscray, VIC 3011

footscrayreception@genesiscare.com

Frankston

Frankston Private Hospital, 5 Susono Way, Frankston VIC, 3199

frankstonreception@genesiscare.com

Fraser Coast

Fraser Coast, St Stephen’s Private Hospital, 1 Medical Place, Urraween, Qld, 4655

receptiononcologyfrasercoast@genesiscare.com

Friendly Society Private Hospital (FSPH) Bundaberg

Floor 1, 19-23 Bingera Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670

admin@bundycardiology.com.au

Gawler

1 Murray Street, Gawler , SA 5112

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Gladstone (Cardiology)

Mater Hospital (Outpatients Department), 50 Rosella Street, Gladstone, QLD, 4680

Gladstone Mater Misericordiae Hospital (Sleep Medicine)

Mater Misericordiae Hospital, 50 Rosella St, Gladstone QLD 4680

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Greenslopes

Ramsay Specialist Centre Suite 212, Level 2 Newdegate Street, Greenslopes, QLD, 4120

Gympie

Gympie Specialist and Diagnostic Centre, 74 - 76 Channon Street, Gympie QLD 4570

Heidelberg

Suite 1, Warringal Private Hospital, 216 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg VIC 3084

warringal@genesiscare.com

Hervey Bay (Cardiology)

Urraween Medical Centre, Suite 4/156 Urraween Road, Urraween QLD 4655

Hervey Bay (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 4, 156 Urraween Road, Urraween QLD 4655

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Hollywood Private Hospital

Hollywood Private Hospital, Diagnostic Nuclear Imaging, Monash Ave, Nedlands WA 6009

theranosticsreception@genesiscare.com.au

Hurstville

Waratah Private Hospital, Level 6, 31 Dora Street, Hurstville, NSW, 2220

receptiononcologyhurstville@genesiscare.com

Jimboomba

Jimboomba Medical Centre Shop 14, Jimboomba Shopping Centre Mt Lindesay Highway Jimboomba, Qld, 4280

John Flynn Private Hospital Tugun (Sleep Medicine)

John Flynn Private Hospital, 42 Inland Drive, Tugun QLD 4224

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Joondalup – Shenton House (Cardiology)

Level 3, Shenton House, 57 Shenton Avenue, Joondalup, WA 6027

Joondalup – Shenton House (Oncology)

Shenton House, Level 3, 57 Shenton Avenue, Joondalup, WA 6027

receptiononcologyjoondalup@genesiscare.com

Joondalup – Shenton House (Sleep Medicine)

Level 3, 57 Shenton Avenue, Joondalup WA 6027

Joondalup Health Campus

Suite 103, Specialist Medical Centre West, Grand Blvd & Shenton Ave, Joondalup, WA, 6027

Kadina

77-79 Port Road, Kadina SA 5554, Australia

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Kalamunda

Kalamunda Specialist Centre, 37 Elizabeth Street, Kalamunda, WA

Karratha

Karratha Health Campus Outpatients Department 62 Balmoral Road KARRATHA WA 6714

Kingaroy

Lady Bjelke-Petersen Community Hospital (formerly South Burnett Private Hospital), 31 Markwell Street, Kingaroy QLD 4610

Kurralta Park

Suite 1, Tennyson Centre, 520 South Road, Kurralta Park, SA 5037

infooncologysa@genesiscare.com

Langwarrin

Langwarrin Suites 1 & 2, 35 Cranbourne-Frankston Road, Langwarrin VIC 3910

valley@hcvic.com.au

Leabrook

284 Kensington Road, Leabrook, SA 5068

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Lilydale

Lilydale Private Consulting Suites, 475 Swansea Rd, Lilydale, VIC, 3140

balwyn@hcvic.com.au

Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital

Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital, 57 Norris Road, North Mackay, QLD, 4740

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Macquarie University Hospital

Hospital Building, Suite 1, Level B2, 3 Technology Place, Macquarie University, NSW, 2109

receptiononcologymuh@genesiscare.com

Mandurah (Cardiology)

1/5 Murdoch Drive, Greenfields WA 6210

Mandurah (Oncology)

Unit 3/35 Minilya Parkway, Greenfields WA 6210

receptiononcologymandurah@genesiscare.com

Mandurah (Sleep Medicine)

1/5 Murdoch Drive, Greenfields WA 6210

Manjimup (Cardiology)

Warren District Hospital, 1 Hospital Avenue, Manjimup WA 6258

Manjimup (Sleep Medicine)

Warren District Hospital, 1 Hospital Ave, Manjimup WA 6258

Margaret River Hospital

17 Farrelly Street, Margaret River WA, Australia

Margaret River Surgery (Cardiology)

Margaret River Surgery, 1 Station Road, Margaret River WA, Australia

Margaret River Surgery (Sleep)

Margaret River Surgery, 1 Station Road, Margaret River WA, Australia

Maryborough

St Stephen's Medical Centre Suite 2, 166 John Street Maryborough QLD 4650

Mater Brisbane

Mater Private Clinic Suite 5.02 & 5.11, Level 5 550 Stanley Street South Brisbane QLD 4101

Mater Hospital, Sydney (Oncology)

The Mater Hospital, 25 Rocklands road, North Sydney, NSW

receptiononcologymater@genesiscare.com

Midland

Midland Medical Specialist Care, 23 The Crescent, Midland, WA 6056

Modbury

979 North East Road, Modbury, SA, 5092

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Mount Barker

Unit 3, 22 Mann Street, Mount Barker, SA 5251

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Mount Ommaney

Mount Ommaney Medical Centre Shop 6/171 Dandenong Road Mt Ommaney QLD 4074

Mulgrave

Mulgrave Private Hospital, Suite 8, Churchill Consulting Suites, Blanton Drive, Mulgrave, VIC, 3170

mulgrave@genesiscare.com

Murdoch (Cardiology)

St John of God Wexford Medical Centre, Level 4, Suite 68-72, 3 Barry Marshall Parade, Murdoch, WA 6150

Murdoch (Hearts West Clinic)

Suite 59, SJOG Medical Centre Barry Marshall ParadeMurdoch WA 6150

info@heartswest.com.au

Murdoch (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 68-72 Wexford Medical Centre, Level 4, 3 Barry Marshall Parade, Murdoch WA 6150

Murray Bridge

6 Verdun Street, Murray Bridge, SA, 5253

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Nedlands (Cardiology)

Suite 20/21 Hollywood Medical Centre, 85 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA

Nedlands (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 20/21 Hollywood Medical Centre, 85 Monash Avenue, Nedlands WA 6009

Newcastle

Lake Macquarie Private Hospital, 36 Pacific Highway, Gateshead, NSW, 2290

receptiononcologynewcastle@genesiscare.com

North Street Medical Centre

St Andrew’s Hospital, North Street, Spring Hill, QLD, 4000

Pakenham

Level 2, 2-9 Village Way, Lakeside Square Medical Precinct, Pakenham VIC 3810

infocardiologyvic@genesiscare.com

Parkville

Level 4, Suite 22, Melbourne Private Medical Centre, Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3052

bundoora@hcvic.com.au

Perth (Hearts West Clinic)

Suite 53/ 146 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000 Australia

info@heartswest.com.au

Perth Mount (Cardiology)

Suite 3, 140 Mounts Bay Road, Perth, WA 6000

Perth Mount (Sleep Medicine)

Suite 3 Mount Medical Centre, Level 3, 140 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

Pindara (Oncology)

Pindara Specialist Suites Suite 4.07, Level 4, 29 Carrara Street, Benowa Qld 4214

Pindara Private Hospital

Pindara Private Hospital, Allchurch Avenue, Benowa QLD 4217

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Port Hedland

Hedland Health Campus, Outpatient Department, Port Hedland WA 6721

Pulse Oceanside Medical

Pulse Oceanside Medical, Suite 402, 11 Eccles Boulevard, Birtinya, QLD 4575

Ringwood (Cardiology)

Level 2, 50 New Street, Ringwood VIC 3134

info@optiheart.com.au

Ringwood (Oncology)

Ringwood Private Hospital, 36 Mount Dandenong Road, Ringwood East VIC 3135

ringwoodreception@genesiscare.com

RiverCity Private Hospital

RiverCity Private Hospital, Level 4, 401 Milton Road, Auchenflower, QLD, 4066

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Rockhampton (Cardiology)

Mater Hospital (Outpatients Department) 31 Ward Street Rockhampton QLD 4700

Rockhampton (Oncology)

Rockhampton Hospital, Lower Ground Floor, Canning Street, Rockhampton, QLD, 4700

Rockingham

Suite 1/11 Council Avenue, Rockingham, WA 6168

Rockingham (Hearts West Clinic)

Elanora Dr, Rockingham General Hospital, Cooloongup WA 6168

info@heartswest.com.au

Roma

Vital Health, 20 Quintin Street, Roma QLD 4455

Southport

Premion Place, 39 White St, Southport QLD 4215

receptiononcologysthport@genesiscare.com

Springfield

Priority Health Orion Shopping Centre, 1st Floor, 1 Main Street, Springfield QLD 4300

St Andrew's Hospital (Oncology)

St Andrew's Hospital, 352 South Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

infooncologysa@genesiscare.com

St Andrew's Medical Centre

St Andrew's Medical Centre Clinic, Level 2. 321 South Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

St Andrew's Toowoomba

St Andrew's Hospital Toowoomba, 280 North Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

St Stephen's Hospital Hervey Bay (Sleep Medicine)

St Stephen Hospital, 1 Medical Place, Urraween, QLD, 4655

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

St Vincent's Clinic, Sydney

Level A, 438 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2010

receptiononcologysvc@genesiscare.com

St Vincent's Melbourne

St Vincent's Hospital, Basement Level, Building C, 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC, 3065

svreception@genesiscare.com

St Vincent's Toowoomba (Cardiology)

St Vincent's Private Hospital, Toowoomba, Scott Street, Toowoomba City QLD 4350

St Vincent's Toowoomba (Sleep Medicine)

St Vincent's Private Hospital, Scott Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Sunshine Coast (Cardiology)

Suites 14 & 15, Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital, 3 Doherty Street, Birtinya QLD 4575

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital

Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital Suite 20/3 Doherty St, Birtinya QLD, 4575

infosleepqld@genesiscare.com

Surrey Hills

Union Road Specialists Centre, 203 Union Road, Surrey Hills, VIC, 3127

infocardiologyvic@genesiscare.com

Tugun (Oncology)

John Flynn Private Hospital, 42 Inland Drive, Tugun QLD 4224

Unley Road

Unley Road Clinic, 313 Unley Road, Malvern, SA, 5061

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

Vermont South

Vermont Consulting Clinic, Vermont South Medical Centre, Level 3, Suite 3-5a, 645-647 Burwood Hwy, Vermont South, VIC, 3133

Wallaroo

Ernest Terrace, Wallaroo, SA 5556

infocardiologysa@genesiscare.com

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Wembley

24 Salvado Road, Wembley WA, Australia

receptiononcologywembley@genesiscare.com

Wesley Hospital Auchenflower (Cardiology)

Level 5, Suite 91 Sandford Jackson Building 30 Chasely Street Auchenflower QLD 4066

Wesley Medical Centre (Oncology)

The Wesley Medical Centre, 1/40 Chasely St Auchenflower, Brisbane, QLD, 4066

Westside Private Hospital (Cardiology)

Westside Private Hospital, Suite 309, Level 3, 32 Morrow Street, Taringa, QLD, 4068

infocardiologyqld@genesiscare.com

Whittlesea

Whittlesea Specialist Centre, 79-81 Church Street, Whittlesea VIC 3757

bundoora@hcvic.com.au

Yokine (Cardiology)

Royal Street Specialist Centre, Cnr Royal Street & Wanneroo Road, Yokine, WA 6060

0894803000

Yokine (Sleep Medicine)

Royal Street Specialist Centre, Cnr Royal Street & Wanneroo Rd, Yokine WA 6060

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Research

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Who we are

We are 2,400 highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K. and Spain designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer and heart disease.