Bowel and colorectal surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy are an important department within Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. Specialists in each service work closely with each other to ensure the best outcomes are achieved for each patient.
Some of Australia’s most experienced bowel cancer and colorectal cancer surgeons and specialists work at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.
The Rapid Access Endoscopy (RAE) service based at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is a streamlined cancer screening and cancer exclusion service (gastroscopy and colonoscopy). This service minimises harmful waiting times and test related anxiety by delivering diagnostic procedures within one to two weeks of referral.
If you would like to undertake your cancer treatment with us, you will first need to become a patient of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. To do this, your GP or specialist will need to refer you to see one of our Lifehouse specialists.
If you wish to participate in a clinical trial, speak with your treating oncologist or GP to see if there are current trials you may be suitable for.
In NSW alone, someone is diagnosed with cancer every 13 minutes. Every dollar you contribute to Chris O’Brien Lifehouse will make a difference to the 57,000 patients who visit us each year.