Cancer (oncology/haematology) services at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick
Enquiries: (02) 9382 1721
Appointments: (02) 9382 1006/1009/0048
Fax: (02) 9382 1789
Haematology / Oncology Long-term Follow-up Program: (02) 9382-1741
The Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick's Kids Cancer Centre (KCC) investigates possible haematologic (blood) and oncological (cancer) disorders, and diseases requiring Bone Marrow or Cord Blood Transplantation. The Centre provides expert treatment and care to children and adolescents affected by these illnesses.
The Centre provides a comprehensive service for children and adolescents with cancer and haematologic diseases, and conducts the largest bone marrow transplant program in the region. The KCC accepts international and interstate patients for complex bone marrow transplants and apheresis.
The Centre also treat:
- Haemophilia and other bleeding disorders
- Haemoglobinopathies, primarily thalassaemia major and sickle cell disease
- Severe aplastic anaemia
- Vascular malformations
- Haemolytic anaemia.
The Centre also cares for young adult patients with cancer who are aged between 15 and 25 years of age and their families and provides a dedicated, collaborative service between paediatric and adult cancer specialists at Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, Kids Cancer Centre and Prince of Wales Comprehensive Cancer Centre.
The department is comprised of a multidisciplinary team of medical, nursing, allied health and psychological staff. Weekly multidisciplinary meetings between paediatric oncologists, radiation oncologists, paediatric surgeons, radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and pathologists ensures optimal care.
For more information on the Kids Cancer Centre, please visit it's dedicated website at www.kidscancercentre.com
The Hospital's Outpatients service co-ordinates the following clinics:
- Haematology / Oncology new and current patient clinics for the investigation and treatment of haematologic disorders (thalassaemia, haemophilia and thrombosis, anaemia and neutropenia), cancer and diseases requiring bone marrow transplantation
- Haematology / Oncology Long-term Follow-up Program
- Brain Tumour Program
Clinical nurse consultants and senior staff provide care in the community and perform approximately 25 outreach clinics at:
- Campbelltown Hospital
- Coffs Harbour
- Wagga Wagga
To make an appointment at one of the outreach clinics, please phone (02) 9382 1721.
The KCC office is located on level 1 of Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. Oncology and haematology patients are generally admitted to ward C2 West, outpatient clinics are run through the day unit on ward C2 North. Both wards are located on level 2 of the Hospital.