Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre has brought the very best cancer treatment and care to our region. It has united the Border’s cancer services under one roof offering a place to diagnose, support, educate, research and treat all forms of cancer.

Overview

In May 2011, the Federal Government announced it would fund the development of a $65 million Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre (AWRCC). The new integrated centre was built on the grounds of Albury Hospital facing onto Borella Road, consolidating and expanding existing public and private cancer services in the region.

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre includes:
  • 30 inpatient beds;
  • 28-chair day chemotherapy ward;
  • Three radiotherapy bunkers;
  • 17 medical and allied health consulting rooms;
  • Pharmacy;
  • Wellness Centre;
  • Two paediatric treatment chairs connected to the paediatric unit;
  • PET/CT scanner on the Albury Base Hospital site; and,
  • A brachytherapy service.

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The Wellness Centre

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre wellness facility offers a selection of therapies and support services designed to complement the medical treatment provided.

There is evidence that certain complementary therapies can help alleviate stress, relieve symptoms and reduce pain and anxiety, as well as promote feelings of wellbeing in cancer patients. Alongside treating the clinical aspects of cancer, the Wellness Centre addresses the psychological, emotional and spiritual needs of cancer patients.

At the Wellness Centre, patients, their families and carers are able to access relevant treatment information, link with cancer support groups and explore beneficial lifestyle programs such as massage, meditation and mindfulness.

These services are designed to help patients remain positive, gain a sense of control and feel supported along with offering practical strategies to help people help themselves.

For specific information on local cancer services and support, please visit the Albury Wodonga Cancer Foundation’s website by clicking here

 

Why Donate?

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Government funding will only provide a certain level of service. If the Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre is to be a first class, proactive and formidible cancer facility we must source and manage the extra funds ourselves. The more funds we can secure, the better the service we are able to provide to the people of the wider Albury Wodonga region.

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund’s point of difference is that we are a 100 per cent local charity organisation supporting a vital local service where all money raised will stay in our own community and help our family, friends, colleagues and acquaintances who may be going through the cancer journey.



How your donation will be used

The Albury Wodonga Regional Cancer Centre Trust Fund will allocate your donation to the service area most in need.

The four main areas of consideration are:

  • New life-saving medical equipment;
  • Staff training and development;
  • Cancer research; and,
  • Wellness Centre programs and support services.