Department of Health Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Medical Oncology

Tel: (08) 6383 3000

Cancer Centre, Gairdner Drive, Nedlands

The Medical Oncology Department provides a comprehensive consultative and management service in cancer medicine to the Western Australian community.  This is achieved through:

  • Provision of inpatient, day care and outpatient consultative and treatment services for adult cancers including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and Hodgkin's Disease.
  • Multidisciplinary clinics in breast cancer, lung cancer, head and neck cancers and gynaecological cancers.
  • Development and testing of novel treatments.
  • Participation in National and International controlled clinical trials to evaluate strategies for prevention, cure and palliation of cancers.
  • Design, development and pursuit, in conjunction with the University Department of Public Health, of surveys of patterns of care offered to patients in WA and nationally.
  • Participation in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in cancer medicine.

Specialist Interests

Dr J Dewar Head and Neck
Dr M Buck Gynaecology
Dr G van Hazel Colorectal/Upper GI
Dr A Powell Urology/Upper GI/Sarcoma
Dr M Millward Lung/Melanoma/Sarcoma/Gynaecology
Dr A Nowak Brain/Lung/Breast
Dr A Dean Brain/Breast
Dr Kevin Jasas Colorectal/Upper GI/Lung
Dr Siobhan Ng Urology/Upper GI/Colorectal

Clinic Sessions

Monday - Friday

Urgent cases seen as required.

Patient Advice Services

  • Occupational Therapy Assessment
  • Lymphoedema Clinic
  • Psychiatric Liaison Service
  • Social Work
  • Co-ordinate with Cancer Foundation of WA (Phone: 131 120)

Other Information

Urgent private cases should be discussed with the Specialist or, if not available, with the Registrar.