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Icon Group brings Australian-first radiation technology to Queensland

A Queensland patient has become the first person in Australia to be treated with world-leading radiation therapy following the installation of Australasia’s first Varian Halcyon™ system to the Radiation Oncology Centre (ROC) in Toowoomba by Brisbane-based Icon Group. The new state-of-the-art Halcyon system offers pioneering technology to streamline and simplify every aspect of a patient’s …

Epworth Radiation Oncology [ERO] services to transition to Icon Group

Icon Group and Epworth recently reached an agreement to transition the Epworth Radiation Oncology services in Victoria to Icon. This includes the radiation oncology services at Epworth Richmond, Epworth Freemasons and the public service delivered by ERO at the South West Regional Cancer Centre in Warrnambool. The agreement follows a detailed review of Epworth’s …

Icon Group announces Australian-first collaboration with IBM Watson Health

IBM Watson Health has announced it will partner with Icon Group to bring Watson for Oncology to Australia for the first-time. The cognitive computing platform, Watson for Oncology, will be made available to oncologists within Icon Group’s Australian network, enabling them to access the massive volumes of cancer research and literature available across the globe. …

New Investors for Icon Group

A consortium of Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area (GS PIA), QIC and Pagoda Investments (Pagoda) have signed an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Icon Group (Icon) Australia’s fastest growing cancer care provider. The acquisition is subject to shareholder approval. The investment will enhance Australia’s position as a provider of outstanding oncology care by …

Icon Group and Healthscope bring comprehensive cancer care closer to Tasmanian patients

Icon Group today announced the opening of a comprehensive cancer care facility close to Healthscope’s Hobart Private Hospital – the first private cancer centre in Tasmania. This centre is part of Icon and Healthscope’s partnership to increase access to radiation oncology for patients across seven Healthscope hospitals. The Icon Cancer Centre offers both chemotherapy and …

Slade Health broadens into antibiotic compounding

Slade Health, part of Icon Group, has acquired the antibiotic compounding business mobiLIFE, including the mobiLIFE compounding facility in Morisset New South Wales. Slade Managing Director, David Slade says the purchase of mobiLIFE’s antibiotic compounding arm adds to Slade Health’s current compounding and TGA-licensed facilities. “This is an exciting time for Slade. We are constantly …

Icon Group partners with Optimise Allied Health to improve quality of life for cancer patients

Icon Group is expanding its integrated service offering for cancer patients; announcing a national partnership with Optimise Allied Health which will deliver comprehensive, multidisciplinary support across all of Icon Group’s cancer centres. Optimise Allied Health employs an integrated model of medical, nursing and allied health care to provide services which aim to improve quality of life for …

Icon Group joins new initiative as a founding partner to change the future of cancer in urban populations

A new initiative ‘C/Can 2025: City Cancer Challenge’ (C/Can 2025) was today launched at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos signalling a paradigm shift in the way international organisations will help country and city leaders address the growing burden of cancer they are facing. The ambitious targets of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable …

Icon Group Sign Commissioning Agreement to Manage Cancer Centres in China

Icon Group has officially signed a Commissioning and Operational Management Service Agreement for cancer centres to be built with Guangzhou University of Traditional Medicine (GUOTM) Jin Sha Zhou Hospital and Chengde Chong Yuan Investment Group Co. Ltd. Two centres will be constructed with Jin Sha Zhou Hospital and one centre for the Chengde Chong Yuan …

ROC to provide Australia’s first skin brachytherapy treatment

Our radiation oncology arm, Radiation Oncology Centres will be the first in Australia to provide skin brachytherapy treatment via the Esteya machine. The treatment is non-invasive, giving suitable patients an effective alternative to surgery and is now available at ROC in Greenslopes Private Hospital. With more than 350,000 non-melanoma skin cancers treated each year …