Radiation Oncology

The radiation oncology department at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) provides comprehensive radiotherapy services.

The radiation oncology department at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) provides comprehensive radiotherapy services. These include external beam, HDR brachytherapy, superficial radiation treatments and LDR prostate brachytherapy treatment options.

Our main treatment location is the CRCC at the Canberra Hospital.

Please call the cancer central access number for more information on 02 5124 8444.

Refer a patient

Patients can only access our services with a valid referral to a named specialist from a GP or specialist. Please ensure all results from previous medical tests are included to assist in the triage and assessment of referrals.

You can fax referrals to us on 02 5124 2276.

HealthLink SmartForms eReferrals will be available in September 2019.

Contact HealthLink on 1800 125 036 or email helpdesk@healthlink.net for more information.

Our specialists

Our team of specialists include highly skilled radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, nurses, physicists and other allied health professionals. Your GP can access a list of our radiation oncology staff specialists through the GP Healthnet.

Clinical Trials

We participate in various national and international clinical trials. These include ctDNA in rectal cancer, SCORAD III, STARS, CHISEL and Aviator.


We are committed to continuous improvement in cancer treatment by advancing innovative technology and research.

Our team participates in Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Cooperative Group (TROG) trials. We also encourage local and interstate departmental collaborations through ACT Health and Peter Mac colleagues, universities and clinical research trial groups.

Our trainees and fellows are actively involved in clinical research trials and projects at the department that helps them gain research experience and enhance their clinical training.

We support the Cancer Research Laboratory and participate in local translational research. We are also long-term contributors and supporters of the Breast Cancer Treatment Group project, as well as the Medical Oncology Trials Unit and the Australian National University (ANU) Research Charm event.

Page last updated on: 16 Aug 2019