Epworth Freemasons

03 9978 9423
Lower Ground,124 Grey Street, East Melbourne VIC 3002
Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 5.00pm
Monday to Friday
8.00am to 5.00pm
Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 5.00pm

About Icon Cancer Centre Freemasons

Icon Cancer Centre Freemasons has proudly provided the latest in radiation therapy technology and techniques in a friendly and supportive environment since opening in 2011. Located on-site at Epworth Freemasons Hospital, the centre offers cutting-edge radiation therapy treatment for all cancer types, delivered by an experienced team who are dedicated to ensuring patients and their loved ones receive support and exceptional care every step of the way. Our patients are seen by one doctor for the duration of their treatment.

Getting here

By car

Free on-site parking is available under Epworth Freemasons Hospital and is accessible via Gotch Lane which runs off Grey Street. A ‘patient pick-up’ area is located on Level 1 of the car park with transport every 15 minutes to the hospital.

By public transport

Tram lines 109, 42 or 34 have direct access to stop 15 on Victoria Parade and tram 48 or 75 has access to stop 11 on Wellington Parade. Jolimont station is a five minute walk to the hospital and Parliament station a 15 minute walk. For specific information on public transport, please visit Public Transport Victoria or phone 1800 800 007.

Treatment and care at Icon Cancer Centre Freemasons

Radiation oncology

  • Precise radiation therapy treatment for all cancer types using a state-of-the-art Varian linear accelerator
  • Brachytherapy – Internal radiation therapy that uses a radioactive source beside or inside a tumour to deliver radiation to small areas over a period of time
  • Calypso – A technique that uses radiofrequency transponders to track and adjust radiation treatment beams to natural movements of the body
  • Deep Inspiration Breath Hold (DIBH) – A technique for breast cancer patients that reduces the potential impact of radiation on the heart
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) – A technique that utilises advanced imaging equipment and computer software (including MRI, CT and x-ray) to precisely target a tumour with radiation beams
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) – A technique that delivers high dose radiation therapy to cancerous tumours, while limiting the impact of radiation on healthy surrounding tissue
  • Stereotactic Radiation Therapy – An advanced technique that delivers pinpoint precise radiation therapy to treat small tumours with well-defined edges, including tumours that have spread from a primary cancer
  • Surface Guided Radiation Therapy (SGRT) using Varian’s IDENTIFY System – An advanced technology that delivers highly-accurate radiation therapy without the need to have permanent tattoo marks
  • Volumetric Modulated Radiation Therapy (VMAT) – A technique that delivers radiation therapy beams in a series of arcs or angles by a rotating machine to allow for greater access to a cancerous tumour
  • No private health insurance required; up to 90% of fee covered by Medicare

Cancer research

  • Access to clinical trials across a wide range of tumour types

View all clinical trials at Icon Freemasons

Lymphoedema screening and early intervention service

  • Screening for lymphoedema risk using a SOZO machine, the latest in technology for cancer-related lymphoedema
  • Service includes ongoing monitoring of the development and/or progression of lymphoedema

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  • Access to allied health, including an on-site social worker
  • Prostate Cancer Foundation Australia Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse available to assist prostate cancer patients
  • Free Wi-Fi


Cancer education in Mandarin

For cancer education in Mandarin, please visit our WeChat. Please be aware this WeChat account is run by Icon’s Mainland China team and will include information on Icon’s China services. Information about services and centres in Australia is available on this website.


COVID-19 update

Please note that COVID-19 restrictions are currently in place at Icon Cancer Centre. One support person is permitted who must be aged over 16 years old, and patients and staff are required to wear face masks at all times.

Our centre remains open for all patient treatments and it is important that patients continue with their scheduled visits. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding the current restrictions.


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