Multidisciplinary Care

Multidisciplinary care aims to ensure that members of the treatment and care team can discuss all aspects of a cancer patient's physical and supportive care needs and any other factors that may impact on their treatment and care.

They are an avenue for specialists and allied health care workers to come together and strategise a recommended a treatment plan and to support best practice for their patients.


  • Cancer Learning is an online hub that is free to access and contains resources and educational material for people providing care to cancer patients.
  • CanNET Victoria - Multidisciplinary Team Meeting Directory - This site provides information to General Practitioners, health professionals, patients and their family members who are seeking information on the availability and location of Multidisciplinary Cancer Care Services within Victoria.

Current Multidiscipilinary Team Meetings held in the Hume RICS region:

Ovens Murray:

  • Albury Wodonga Supportive Care Meeting (weekly)
  • Breast (fortnightly)
  • Gastro-Intestinal (fortnightly)
  • Head and Neck (fortnightly)
  • Lymphoma (weekly with Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre)
  • Rapid Access Lung Clinic/MDM (weekly)
  • Urology (monthly)
  • Northeast Health Wangaratta general tumour stream  (fortnightly)


  • Breast (fortnightly)
  • Gastro-Intestinal (fortnightly)
  • Gynaecological (as required with RWH via teleconference)
  • Lung (fortnightly)
  • Skin (fortnightly)
  •  Supportive Care (fortnightly)
  • Urology (fortnightly with St Vincent's via video-conference)

The provision of multidisciplinary care to all cancer patients is one of the key priority areas for cancer service improvement within Victoria.

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