Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Youth Cancer (Sarcoma) Service

About Us

There is a specialist sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer) unit based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, which works closely with the Chris O’Brien, Lifehouse facility (across the road).  This service has doctors, nurses and other staff who are experienced in working with AYAs. You may be referred, or you can asked to be referred to this service, if you have a type of sarcoma.



Health Professionals or AYAs and their families can make referrals by contacting us on the details below and/or send a completed referral form to our email address:

Tel: 0467 730 463


Where to find us

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Rd
Camperdown NSW 2050




Meet the Staff

Our staff are experts in their fields and have a lot of experience working with people in your age group.  Early on when you come to the hospital you will be introduced to the whole team so that at any point in your cancer journey you will have someone who can help.


Dr Vivek Bhadri

Adolescent Oncologist

Vivek is a paediatric and adolescent medical oncologist with expertise in the management of bone and soft tissue tumours. He trained in paediatric oncology in Sydney before completing an AYA fellowship at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. He works across both RPA/COBL YCS and Western Sydney YCS, promoting close collaboration and research across both services.
Tel: (02) 8514 0630
Fax: (02) 9383 1014


Tanya Haynes

Sarcoma Clinical Nurse Consultant

Tanya has been a Registered Nurse at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital since 2010, where she has had the privilege to specialise in cancer services, including the fields of Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Head & Neck / ENT, Tumour Orthopaedics, Clinical Trials and Palliative Care. Tanya has completed post graduate studies in cancer services and joined the Sarcoma Unit at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in 2018 as the Clinical Nurse Consultant. She provides care coordination for patients and supports / educates fellow health professionals at other treating facilities.


Katie Thomson

Clinical Nurse Consultant


Dr Toni Lindsay 

Clinical Psychologist

Dr Toni Lindsay is a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Manager working in the Psycho-Oncology Service at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse in Sydney Australia. Toni has been working with young people with cancer and their families for the past 13 years.