Riverina Lung Multidisciplinary Team

  • Services

    A multidisciplinary team of specialists, nurses and allied health professionals providing specialist care in the treatment of Thoracic/Lung Cancer. This team has regular multidisciplinary care team meetings where specialists can present patient cases for multidisciplinary discussion of all available treatment options.

    The multidisciplinary team meeting is run out of the Riverina Cancer Care Centre with both public and private patients discussed. The surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists consult and treat both public and private patients, thus refer all of these patients for discussion at the lung multidisciplinary team meetings. A cardiothoracic surgeon from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney connects to the meeting via video conference.

    Access to services such as physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy, speech pathology can be facilitated by the local oncology unit and/or the cancer care coordinator or oncology social worker. Contact Wagga Community Health Centre, Ph: (02) 6938 6411, Fax: (02) 6938 6410.

    To Contact the Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator, contact the Riverina Cancer Care Centre on (02) 6932 1000.

  • Multidisciplinary Team

    This team comprises of the following cancer specialists and allied health professionals.

    • A/Prof Adriaan Venter
      Respitatory Physician
    • A/Prof Tara MacKenzie
      Respitatory Physician
    • Dr Michael Wilson
      Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    • Dr Andrew Stone
      Respitatory Physician
    • Dr Jane Hill
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Renuka Chittajallu
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Anupam Chaudhuri
      Radiation Oncologist

    This MDT may also draw expertise from professionals specialising in the following roles as required on a case-by-case basis.

    • Clinical Trials Nurse
    • Genetic Counsellor
    • Pathologist
    • Radiologist
  • Contact and Meeting Times

    Meeting times
    Fortnightly on Tuesday.

    Riverina Cancer Care Centre
    31 Meurant Avenue
    Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

    • Telephone
      (02) 6932 1000
    • Fax
      (02) 6925 4848 
    • Email
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    • Web
      www.riverinacancercare.com.au

2017 Quality Statement


“Excellence in Care”

The provision of excellent care to Riverina Cancer Care Centre (RCCC) patients is achieved by Centre staff and Volunteers’ participation in and observance of the Centre’s Quality system in the performance of their roles. Cooperation, collaboration, communication and mutual respect are critical to provision of excellent care.

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RCCC Business Hours

MON 7:30am - 5:00pm
TUE 7:30am - 5:00pm
WED 7:30am - 5:00pm
THU 7:30am - 5:00pm
FRI 7:30am - 5:00pm
SAT closed
SUN closed

After Hours Emergency: Please access your local hospital emergency department.

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