Geelong

03 8582 9702
Epworth Geelong Hospital, 1 Epworth Place, Waurn Ponds VIC 3216
Monday to Friday - 8.00am to 5.00pm
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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 fully vaccinated for COVID-19, 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.

About Icon Cancer Centre Geelong

Icon Cancer Centre Geelong has proudly provided the latest in radiation therapy technology and techniques in a friendly and supportive environment since opening in 2020. Located on-site at Epworth Geelong 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.

Getting here

By car

Free on-site parking is available for all patients undergoing treatment. Parking is located near the main hospital entrance.

By public transport

The 43 bus service stops directly at Epworth Geelong Hospital on Pigdons Road. The 41 and 42 bus services departing from Waurn Ponds train station, stop at Deakin University and Waurn Ponds Campus which is a 10 minute walk to Epworth Geelong’s main entrance. For more information on public transport options, please visit Public Transport Victoria or phone 1800 800 007.

Treatment and care at Icon Cancer Centre Geelong

Radiation oncology

  • Precise radiation therapy treatment for all cancer types using a state-of-the-art Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator
  • 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
  • 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

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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Amenities

  • Pharmacy available within Epworth Geelong Private Hospital
  • Access to allied health and support services
  • Free Wi-Fi
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