The Women's provides an integrated multidisciplinary oncology service for women with benign, pre-malignant and malignant breast and gynaecological conditions.
Patients of the Women's oncology unit are mostly women with diagnosed, or suspected, gynaecological or breast cancer who may be treated here at any stage of their illness. Services include both major and minor surgery, oncology and dysplasia outpatient clinics and a range of support programs and groups. Patients will need a GP or specialist referral to these services.
As a centre of excellence, the unit operates as a multi-disciplinary team, which includes nursing and medical staff, physiotherapy, social work, pharmacy, dietetics and pastoral care. The unit is also part of the broader VCCC breast and gynaecological cancer tumour streams.There is also intensive involvement with a range of research projects and a strong commitment to clinical trial recruitment.
The Gynaeoncology Service offers a comprehensive diagnostic, treatment and management service for women with precancerous and cancerous gynaecological conditions as well as those at risk of gynaecological cancerLearn more
The Combined Breast Service of the Royal Women's Hospital and The Royal Melbourne Hospital is a joint service that provides a full range of care for all types of breast disease.Learn more
Gestational trophoblastic disease registry
Health professionals can register their patients with the GTD Registry at the Women's for hCG monitoring and secondary consultation liaison on the management of gestational trophoblastic disease.Learn more
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