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The visit by HRH Crown Princess Mary for the renaming of the Centre was a tribute to the quality of the work we do

Our patients enjoy a panoramic view during radiation therapy treatment

Health in our hands – treating our patients with compassion, dignity and respect
and gaining a better understanding of their needs

For decades the facility at Westmead has been a leading Australian centre for treatment, teaching and research.

Multi-Disciplinary Team Care Approach: Wouldn't you prefer it if all of your specialists were talking to each other,
deciding on the best treatment for you?

Translational cancer research, sees researchers working very closely with clinicians
to improve outcomes for our patients

The Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre Westmead
Internationally accredited as a ESMO Designated Center of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care

Introducing Professor Anna deFazio, Sydney West Chair in Translational Cancer Research
who is pioneering groundbreaking research into ovarian cancer.

Care Coordinators - dedicated to helping in all aspects of disease treatment and side-effects.


The Nepean Cancer Care Centre is one of four major centres of the Sydney West Cancer Network which aims to provide multidisciplinary services and care to the community it serves.

Nepean Cancer Centre provides a comprehensive cancer service for both inpatients and outpatients offering medical oncology, radiation oncology, haematology, and palliative care services at Nepean Hospital. This service supports the Penrith, Hawkesbury, Blue Mountains and Lithgow Local Government Areas.

The service takes a collaborative approach to patient centred care including a strong affiliation with palliative care consultants along with community resources available in the community. Our multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment and healing encompasses physical, emotional and social care. The centre offers a team of psycho-oncology and allied health staff to give our patients the extra support they may need.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 6.00pm.

Contact details

Nepean Cancer Care Centre

Location:  Cnr Great Western Highway and Somerset Street, Kingswood

Tel: (02) 4734 3500

Fax: (02) 4734 2330


Service fees

Fees charged:  All services are bulk billed. Patients should bring a Medicare card.

Accessibility and parking
Public transport
  • Close to bus stop
  • Close to train station
  • Serviced by community mini-bus or other community transport service
  • Taxi rank on site or close by

General parking available on site – charges apply

Referral information

Patients require a medical referral from their general practitioner or specialist to be seen by the appropriate specialist at the centre.

A letter may be sent to the patient if enough details are available otherwise when the appointment is made a reminder to bring the letter of referral, investigations attended so far, Medicare card and Centrelink information, along with a medication list (including allergies) and other medical information. Bringing a support person with them to the consultations is recommended.

Reception is contacted by either the referring doctor or the patient. The referral is triaged and an appointment is made for the patient in the appropriate clinic.

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