Doctors push for permanent gynaecological cancer surgery unit in Canberra

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
June 16 2022 - 7:30pm
Wendy Dodd has ovarian cancer and has been forced to travel to Sydney for surgery. Picture: Karleen Minney

Doctors have expressed fears that Canberrans suffering from gynaecological cancers could face "potentially compromised" care unless the government urgently commits funding to a permanent surgical unit for gynaecological oncology in the nation's capital.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au