Canberra Region Cancer Centre

The Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) provides various services to patients and their carers suffering with cancer and other related illnesses in the ACT and surrounding NSW region.

Canberra Region Cancer Centre

The Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) provides various services t o patients and their carers suffering with cancer and other related illnesses in the ACT and surrounding NSW region.

Latest news - Thursday March 2020

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and to keep our patients and staff safe, Canberra Hospital will be limiting the number of visitors at the hospital.
From Thursday 19 March 2020, patients must limit their number of visitors to one person per day.
If you have an appointment at an outpatient clinic, please do not bring anyone unless absolutely necessary and if this is the case please limit it to one person.
Restrictions can be challenging, and we understand each family’s situation is different. For exceptional circumstances we encourage families to speak to their family members nursing team for further advice.

We understand that facing a cancer diagnosis and treatment can be a challenge physically, mentally and emotionally.

Our staff are passionate about delivering exceptional care to all people living with cancer.

We are committed to making things easier by providing quality care and support to our patients, their families and carers at every stage of their journey.

The services we offer operate through a multi-disciplinary approach to health treatment and support. This ensures our care and services remain:

  • patient-centred
  • efficient and flexible
  • accessible and respective of cultures
  • safe and high quality
  • integrated and collaborative

For more information, please contact us on 02 5124 8444.

Please see the links below for our visiting hours:

Cancer Consumer Reference Group

Canberra Health Services is looking for members of the Canberra community to join the inaugural Cancer Consumer Reference Group.

The reference group has been created to increase consumer, carer and community participation in the planning and delivery of cancer services within the Division of Cancer and Ambulatory Support.

For more information on the reference group read the Cancer Consumer Reference Group Guidelines or contact CHS.CAS@act.gov.au

CRCC Resource Centre

CRCC has an extensive collection of education material for patients, their families and carers. You can access these at the Resource Centre on Level 2.

These resources provide you with reliable information about your illness and can help you find the appropriate support services to assist you throughout your journey.

Online Resources

Please see the links below for useful information and advice.

Principal Organisations

Wellbeing Organisations

Support

Grief Specialists

International Sites

Cancer Research Sites

Volunteers

CRCC volunteers work with staff to deliver your care. Our programs offer a variety of services, including:

  • familiarisation tours
  • massage and complimentary therapies
  • meal services for patients during treatment
  • inpatient and carer support
  • Radiation Oncology support for patients and carers
  • Information and support group development

Please contact us on (02) 5124 8444 and ask to speak with the Volunteer Coordinator if you would like to help out.

Support groups and networks

Please see the links below for information on local and regional cancer support groups and networks.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day is an opportunity to reduce the impact of cancer on the community. For more information visit www.worldcancerday.org

Street Address
Garran ACT 2605
Page last updated on: 19 Mar 2020