Cancer Care Services2020-08-19T09:20:52+10:00

Cancer Care Services

Cancer Care Services

Cancer Care Services includes Medical Oncology, Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant, the Queensland Haemophilia Centre, Radiation Oncology and BreastScreen Queensland.

What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease of the cells. Your body normally makes new cells to help you grow, replace worn-out tissue and heal injuries. When cells don’t grow, divide and die in the usual way they can lead to tumours, either benign (not cancer) or malignant.

The Cancer Council Australia has more information.

Early detection

Some cancers can be detected at an early stage when treatment is likely to be more effective. The Cancer Council Australia has more information.

BreastScreen Queensland provide free breast cancer screening for all eligible Queensland women.

The Cancer Council provide a Bowel Cancer Risk Calculator.

Introduction to Cancer Care Services
Health Literacy and Shared Decision Making
Doctor with patient
Hospital to home
Cancer support for families
Cancer research
Clinical trials patient

Other languages

If English is not your first language, or if you use sign language, we can provide a confidential and free interpreter. Please ask our staff.

Translated Patient Information Sheets are also available from the eviQ website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander support

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An Indigenous Hospital Liaison Officer (IHLO) can visit you to help explain your treatment. Please ask our staff.

If you, a family member or a community member are coming to Brisbane for treatment, contact the Improving the Patient Journey (IPJ) team for support.

Patient survey

If you’ve received treatment at one of our facilities please tell us how you think we are doing.

Take the survey
2019 Cancer Preceptorship for General Practitioners

Cancer Preceptorship for GPs

The aim of our preceptorship is to provide a quality educational experience for primary health care providers so as to optimise outcomes and care for our patients as well as enhancing communication between our service and our local colleagues.