| Melbourne Health Cancer Service
The Melbourne Health Cancer Service is a joint initiative of The Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Royal Women's Hospital. The Service's focus is optimal patient care through treatment and research.
The Service functions within the Tumour Stream Framework. These Tumour Streams provide state of the art multi-disciplinary care for patients with cancer. There is a close relationship between the Tumour Streams, research and health institutions and the patientís General Practitioner.
The Melbourne Health Tumour Streams include:
Head and Neck Oncology
Upper Gastro-Intestinal Oncology
(Oesophago-gastric, liver, biliary and pancreas)
(kidney, bladder, prostate and testis)
These streams include multi-disciplinary care from Allied Health, Palliative Care, Prosthetics, Pathology, Genetics, Radiology, Research and Medical Oncology. Heads of Tumour Streams
The Royal Melbourne Hospital works in conjunction with the Western and Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Services (WCMICS) to adhere to the Victorian Cancer Action Plan Framework. The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a partner in the joint venture funded by State and Federal Government in the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (Victorian CCC). For further information please see links below:
Heads of Tumour Streams