Category Archives: Cancer

Sydney Cancer Genetics is Expanding

We are looking fora qualified Medical Oncologist or Clinical Geneticist. Cancer Genetics is intellectually challenging, requires a high level of empathy and excellent communication skills. It is also hugely rewarding. Our patients come from a wide variety of backgrounds and ages. We see them via Telehealth throughout Australia as well as in rooms in Ultimo, Wahroonga and soon, Revesby. Your role will include all aspects...
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BRCA testing FREE for high risk patients

BRCA testing FREE for high risk patients From 1st November, funded BRCA testing will be available for high risk patients without having to queue up in the public system or having to travel long distances to a public familial cancer clinic. This is great news!! Two new MBS item numbers have been created: 73296 and 73297. This means that high risk patients can have genetic...
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Avoiding long waits in the public system

Some public familial cancer clinics continue to have long waiting lists, particularly if patients are considered non-urgent. This document was written at the request of some of our rural GP’s, after they were informed that waiting times for their patients to be seen at a regional centre would be 6 to 12 months. They wanted more doctors and patients to be aware that a high...
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