Why choose Alfred Health Radiation Oncology for your treatment?
We are at the forefront of radiation therapy treatment, providing the best possible advice, treatment and follow-up for our patients.
We have a range of highly experienced and specialised staff. An interdisciplinary team of radiation oncologists, registrars, therapists and nurses are available to provide the highest quality care for patients and their families.
Convenient locations and accessible service
We provide fast and accessible access to radiation oncology at Alfred Health. We have outpatient clinics at seven sites in metropolitan Melbourne and southeast Victoria where you can see a radiation oncologist doctor to discuss treatment plans and monitor your progress. We also offer radiation therapy treatment at two sites – The Alfred and Latrobe Regional Hospital.
No out of pocket costs
If you are a Medicare holder, all of your consultations and radiation therapy treatments at Alfred Health Radiation Oncology will be bulk billed. This means your care will be covered by Medicare and you won’t need to worry about out-of-pocket costs.
If you are not a Medicare holder, or are a patient from overseas, we offer payment plan options. Speak to our staff before your consultation about how we can help you set this up.
Latest technology and leading treatment
The Alfred Health Radiation Oncology service are leaders in the field. We provide world-class radiation therapy planning and treatment delivery including stereotactic radiotherapy, prostate brachytherapy and surface guided imaging.
At AHRO we employ the latest technology. This ensures we are at the fore-front of radiation therapy treatment, providing the best advice, treatment and follow-up for our patients. Both of our locations also have dedicated superficial x-ray therapy (SXRT) machines for the treatment of skin cancers. Some of our achievements to date include;
- The first centre in Australia to use electronic portal imaging to verify treatment delivery
- First Australian centre with AlignRT surface-guided imaging
- First centre in Australia to enable skin mark-free set ups using SGRT
Read more about how our research is improving patient treatments, care and outcomes:
The Alfred provides integrated comprehensive, patient-focused, specialist service for the complete management of patients cancers. We focus our services, treatment and care delivery around the individual needs of our patients, families and carers. To ensure a streamlined and integrated experience, we support you during each part of your journey. This includes diagnosis, planning and treatment and support services.
Alfred Health Radiation Oncology regularly conducts research on new treatments, new equipment and new ways of working. Clinical research in a radiotherapy setting looks to improve patient treatments, care and outcomes. Read about the latest research we are working on and our achievements to date.