Dr Dish Herath
Click here for a detailed description of this clinic within the cancer services web pages.
Any patient with imaging or pathology indicating a suspicion or diagnosis of metastatic cancer when the primary tumour is not clear. Patients with a suspected or known metastatic cancer when there is no tumour specific cancer clinic at Western Health.Note there are tumour specific clinics for the following cancers: Breast, Lung, Colorectal, Upper Gastrointestinal, Urological, Haematological and Gynaecological.
Patients with, or suspected of having, a localised cancer. These patients should be referred to the appropriate tumour specific surgeons. Patients with symptoms such as weight loss without imaging or pathology to suggest malignancy.
Suspicion of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) e.g. abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, dehydration, significantly elevated ketones:
Hypoglycaemia resulting in unconsciousness
Infected diabetic foot ulcer
Acute deterioration in vision
Signs and symptoms
Any relevant symptoms, including severity. Any relevant signs. Please also include, if relevant:
Relevant past medical history
Not required but if recent please provide
Any relevant imaging reports. Also provide a disk or ask patient to bring disk to appointment.
Results of any blood tests
Referrals need to be to the named Head of Unit.See here for information on how to refer and general contact information.
Fax referrals to 8345 6856
Oncology Registrar via switch on 8345 6666.For general enquiries:Phone: 03 8345 6490, Fax: 03 8345 6856