A public breast cancer clinic runs Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in the afternoons. Patients are assigned a Lifehouse doctor and will be allocated an appointment based on clinical priority. Breast cancer surgeons see new patients on all three days while breast physicians see new patients on Tuesday afternoons.
For patients with a family history of cancer or concerns about cancer risk, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse offers a new cancer-risk reduction clinic. This involves assessing the whole patient, covering common cancers and providing a personalised cancer risk reduction plan.
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.
The Rapid Access Hysteroscopy service means that patients can be referred for a single visit assessment which includes consultation, biopsy and hysteroscopy at the same visit. This is the first such service in New South Wales.
The Priority Access Prostate Cancer Screening service based at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse is a streamlined cancer screening service. This service minimises harmful waiting times and test related anxiety by delivering diagnostic procedures within one to two weeks of referral.
Gynaecological specialists at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse offer a post-cancer sexual intimacy clinic, after seeing thousands of Australian women treated for cancer in ways that can have unexpected effects on relationships.