Coming to Icon

It can be helpful to understand what to expect before coming to Icon Cancer Centre.

What to expect at Icon

When you or a loved one receives a cancer diagnosis, it is normal to feel overwhelmed. It is important to understand what to expect moving forward. Although everyone is different, the following steps are a common pathway for our patients.

  1. Making an appointment
    We have clinical oncologists with experience across all cancer types. As a patient, you have control of deciding your choice of specialist and the preferred clinic location. To discuss the treatment options available at Icon, send us a message or contact your nearest Icon Cancer Centre directly.
  2. First appointment
    You will meet your clinical oncologist at your first appointment to discuss and explain your diagnosis and treatment plan, addressing any questions or concerns you may have. Throughout your entire treatment, our professional and experienced care team will continue to care for you.
  3. Before starting treatment
    Further to your first appointment, one of our professional and experienced care team members will spend time with you to explain your treatment; what to expect and how to manage possible treatment side effects. They will also take the time to discuss any other concerns with you and your family to help relieve any possible anxiety.
  4. Beginning treatment
    Your appointment and treatment cycle length is dependent upon the treatment you are going to receive. Throughout your treatment and beyond, your clinical oncologist and healthcare team will monitor your progress, address your side effects and listen to any concerns or fears you may have.


Making an appointment

Find out how to make an appointment or request more information from your nearest centre.
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Our doctors

Icon brings together an experienced team of clinical oncologists.
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Care at Icon

We believe in a patient-centred approach to cancer care. Our cancer care team are here to support you with knowledge and compassion.
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