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Kookaburra – Cancer Care

About Kookaburra Cancer Care

  • Kookaburra - Cancer Care ward is part of The Royal Children's Hospital Children's Cancer Centre (CCC) - the largest partner in the Victorian Paediatric Integrated Cancer Services (PICS), and the only provider of complex children's cancer care and stem cell transplantation in Victoria.

    The Kookaburra - Cancer Care team of specialist medical, nursing, research and allied health professionals provide care and services to meet the clinical, physical, social and psychological needs of patients and parents.

    Their multidisciplinary approach aims to maximise quality of life outcomes associated with cancer treatments and long-term survivorship. 

    The Kookaburra team includes: paediatric medical oncologists, specialty nursing staff, mental health clinicians, social workers, oncology pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other Allied Health professionals including art, music and play therapists.

    The CCC and Kookaburra - Cancer Care ward have essential external links with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (Peter Mac), Monash Medical Centre and the Royal Melbourne Hospital.