Epworth Radiation Oncology’s team of experienced radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, physicists and nurses, are passionate about providing the highest quality service in a supportive, patient-centred environment.
The service offers a comprehensive range of contemporary radiation therapy using evidence based techniques, including stereotactic radiation, stereotactic radiosurgery and brachytherapy. Our stereotactic program, which includes treatment for a variety of malignant and benign tumours of the brain and spine, has grown into the busiest in the country.
Targeted Calypso treatment
Calypso involves using radiofrequency transponders which are surgically placed in tumours to track and adjust radiation treatment.
Minimising radiation exposure
Deep inspiration breath hold is a treatment technique for breast cancer patients that minimises radiation exposure to the heart.