- Any individual with a personal or family history of cancer/ associated tumours.
- We can provide advice to doctors or individuals on appropriate referrals. Please call the Genetic Counsellor on 02 9463 1554.
A valid medical referral is required and should be addressed to Dr Michael Field. The referral should record whether genetic testing has already taken place in the family. All referrals and any supporting documentation should be sent to:
Fax: 02 94631057
Post: Familial Cancer Service, Department of Clinical Genetics, ASB Level 3E, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards NSW 2065
Once received the referral will be triaged and the referred patient will be contacted by phone or letter.
The service can provide advice to families, specialists and multidisciplinary teams on appropriate referrals. Please call the genetic counsellor on 02 9463 1554.
Prior to an appointment being arranged, the referred individual will be asked to provide a detailed family history and some cancers may need to be confirmed.
If the matter is urgent, or the patient needs to be seen urgently for treatment based decisions, please discuss the case with the Genetic Counsellor on 02 9463 1554.
Appointments with a clinical geneticist are bulk billed. Any related charges will be discussed with patients prior to treatment.