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Radiation Oncology

Welcome to Genesis Cancer Care NSW, incorporating sites at St Vincent’s Campus, Macquarie University Hospital, Waratah Private Hospital and the Mater Hospital North Sydney. Our shared mission is to provide sustainable care excellence in cancer care. 

As well as caring for local patients, we treat patients from around NSW and interstate. As a private practice, Genesis Cancer Care provides a personalised, high quality and timely service to any patient who requires radiotherapy as part of the cancer management plan.

Our staff include doctors, nurses, radiation therapists and physicists who are part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to providing excellent care. We are involved in ongoing research that allows access to a range of international and local clinical trials.

Genesis Cancer Care has developed close links with other specialists involved in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer via a range of multidisciplinary clinics. We have integrated participation in high quality multidisciplinary clinics for head and neck cancers, breast cancers, prostate and other urological cancers, gastrointestinal cancer, skin and melanoma cancers and neurological cancers.

Our state of the art equipment is comprised of five linear accelerators, three CT scanners, Australia’s first Gamma Knife, and an Integrated Brachytherapy Theatre providing for both High Dose and Low Dose rate Brachytherapy.

The linear accelerator technology comprises of Dynamic Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy or Arc therapy, On-Board Imaging (OBI), Electronic Portal Imaging (EPI), Cone Beam CT (CBCT), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), all which allow for greater accuracy and precision of tumour delineation and treatment. 

Genesis Cancer Care also has a comprehensive Stereotactic service giving patients access to Australia’s first and only Gamma Knife. Brainlab has been installed at the Mater which now allows our doctors to treat using Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy techniques.

If you would like further information or advice relating to your patient’s treatment, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our facilities to discuss. You can also find out more information about Genesis Care and Radiotherapy at

A/Prof Michael Izard
T 02 9458 8050 F 02 8920 1583
A/Prof Susan Pendlebury
T 02 8382 6798 F 02 8382 6797
Dr Cecelia Gzell
T 02 8382 6798 F 02 8382 6797
Dr Raj Jagavkar
T 02 8382 6798 F 02 8382 6797
Dr Stephen Cooper
T 02 8382 6798 F 02 8382 6797
Prof Gerald Fogarty
T 02 9458 8050 F 02 9929 2687