Welcome to Cancer Services
Our service gives adults living in the Barwon South West region access to world class cancer treatment. Based in Geelong, we have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and highly skilled health professionals who provide personalised treatment and care. Chemotherapy, haematology and radiotherapy services are provided at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and inpatient services are provided in Baxter Wing 6 at University Hospital Geelong. Some outreach clinics are available to people living in rural areas.
For Medicare card holders, there are no out-of-pocket expenses for cancer services provided by Barwon Health. In some instances, your specialist may refer you to have tests from an external provider requiring an out-of-pocket expense. If you have any concerns about this, please discuss them with your treating doctor.
The Barwon Health Hospital Appeal lauched #ProjectLove in 2015 to raise funds to redevelop the Andrew Love Cancer Centre Chemotherapy Day Ward and Oncology Pharmacy.
To donate, host a fundraiser or find out more about #ProjectLove visit:
ALCC offers Deep Inspiration Breath Hold
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Radiation Therapist winner of Australia's 'Hardest Quiz'
Meet Jo, a Barwon Health Radiation Therapist and more recently, champion of Australia’s hardest quiz! Hard Quiz is an Australian comedy quiz show on ABC TV. Four contestants battle again...
Cafe Love is conveniently located in the walkway next to the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and the Supportive Care Centre. Cafe style seating, barista made coffee, snacks and other refreshments are availa...
The type of treatment you receive will depend on a number of factors including what type of cancer is being treated, what other illnesses or health problems you have, and what other treatments have been given in the past.
If you have a a Medicare card there are no out-of-pocket expenses for services provided by the Andrew Love Cancer Centre. In some instances your specialist may refer you to have tests from a provider requiring an out-of-pocket expense.
A referral from either a specialist or general practitioner (GP) is required prior to an initial consultation. For health professionals, please click the link below to find out how to refer your patient.
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