Author: Allan Zimet

Epworth Rooms Moving on 22 May 2017

The main consulting rooms at Epworth will be moving to 43 Erin Street Richmond on 22nd of May 2017.

New exciting facilities have been developed for doctors and patients.

There will be increased comfort and space for patients.

Our oncology psychologist will have increased space and availability as will the dietician and exercise physiologist.

Consulting with your doctor will be more comfortable.

More news will follow shortly.

Lonsurf for advanced Colorectal cancer

Lonsurf is a pill that combines two drugs (trifluridine and tipiracil), for patients with advanced colorectal cancer.

Lonsurf has been shown to improve survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer who have exhausted other therapies.

Lonsurf is a twice a day oral therapy taken for 10 out of 28  days.

It does have side-effects which include neutropenia, anaemia, thrombocytopenia and tiredness. Other side-effects include those typically seen with other fluoropyrimidines such as 5FU.