Northern Suburbs Clinic Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

The NSCLC is represented by a team of Oncologists working alongside Respiratory Physicians, Surgeons, Medical Imaging and Pathology Providers in the assessment and management of patients with suspected or proven lung cancer.  The NSCLC is proudly supported by Calvary Central Districts Hospital and Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre.

The multidisciplinary service operates out of Calvary Central Districts Hospital in Elizabeth Vale offering streamlined access diagnostic services and experienced consultants specialising in Lung Cancer management.

We facilitate/provide rapid access to and utilise the latest technology in terms of diagnosis and assessment:

EBUS (Endo bronchial ultrasound)

PET Scanning

Video assisted thoroscopic surgery (VATS)

Laser bronchoscopy

Medical oncology clinical management, through the Adelaide Oncology & Haematology group

Radiation Oncology including advanced stereotactic techniques through Adelaide Radiotherapy Centre

The NSCLC team will provide optimal Lung Cancer care for both public and private patients.

All referrals are triaged by an experienced oncologist and patients are referred on for co-ordinated investigations and individualised oncological and cardiothoracic opinion.

How do we keep you informed?

GP’s will receive rapid feedback from the primary specialist after all multidisciplinary team discussions.

Your patients will have access to the full range of supportive care offered by the NSCLC.

For more information please contact the NSCLC advice line on 8380 1300.

Which patients should you refer to NSCLC?

Patients suitable for urgent referral include all patients with suspected or proven lung cancer including those with:

Persistent haemoptysis

Pleural effusion

Mediastinal lymphadenopathy

Metastic disease

Who’s on our team?

Medical Oncology

Radiation Oncology

Dr Phuong Tran
Dr Marcus Dreosti
Dr Kevin Palumbo

Respiratory Physicians

Dr Shanka Karunarathne
Dr Madhu Chandratilleke

Cardiothoracic Surgeons

Dr James Edwards
Dr Justin Chan
Dr Michael Worthington

How to refer

To refer patients to NSCLC, download the referral below, complete and attach any relevant documentation and then submit to NSCLC by either fax 8380 1399 or scan and email to

For further information please contact NSCLC on 8380 1300.
Kind Regards
The Team at NSCLC

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