Supporting cancer research. St John of God Health Care supports a wide range of cancer research projects through the St John of God Foundation. If you would like to find out more about these projects, or how you can support cancer research, visit the Foundation web page. Further reading. Cancer Council Australia. Cancer Australia. Cancer blogs.
An innovative breast cancer treatment has become available to patients in Bunbury for the first time. The treatment option, called deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH), significantly reduces the risk of radiation to the heart during radiation therapy to minimise potential side effects.1 Previously, patients would have needed to travel over two hours to Perth for.
Get to know your breasts and what is normal for you. Look in the mirror at your breasts and feel your breasts from time to time. If you notice any unusual changes in your breasts such as lumps, nipple discharge, or persistent new breast pain, even if your last screening mammogram was normal, please see your GP promptly.
In 2011, St John of God Bunbury Hospital began construction on a $35.9 million redevelopment, which includes a Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Coronary Care unit, and an accommodation and transport service for regional cancer patients.
About the centre. We are the first regional cancer care service in Western Australia, located on the South West Health Campus. Our centre was purpose-built to provide convenient and coordinated care across a range of care with colleagues at St John of God and Bunbury Regional Hospitals.