Riverina Gastrointestinal Multidisciplinary Team

  • Services

    A multidisciplinary team of specialists, nurses and allied health professionals providing specialist care in the treatment of Colorectal, Oesophageal, Pancreatic and Liver cancer. This team has regular multidisciplinary care team meetings where specialists can present patient cases for multidisciplinary discussion of all available treatment options.This approach to patient care draws on the knowledge, skills and expertise of a range of organisations and professionals. Each team member works together to manage a patient’s condition to the highest possible standard of care.

    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 gastrointestinal multidisciplinary team meetings.

    Access to services such as physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy and 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.

    • Dr Stephen Jancewicz
      Chairperson, General & Colorectal Surgeon
    • Dr Henry Hicks
      General Surgeon
    • Dr Richard Harrison
      General Surgeon
    • Dr Nicholas Williams
      General Surgeon
    • Dr Andrew Thompson
      General Surgeon
    • Dr Anna Giles
      General Surgeon
    • Dr Jane Hill
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Renuka Chittajallu
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr David Palmieri
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Chloe Khoo
      Medical Oncologist
    • Dr Martin Berry
      Radiation Oncologist
    • Dr Noel Aherne
      Radiation Oncologist
    • Dr Lindsay Chow
    • Dr Vincent Fernon
    • Dr Simon Benstock

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

    • Clinical Trials Nurse
    • Pathologist
    • Radiologist
    • Registered Nurse
    • Social Worker
  • Contact and Meeting Times

    Meeting times
    2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesday of the month.

    Riverina Cancer Care Centre
    31 Meurant Avenue
    Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

2021 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.





RCCC Opening 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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