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A doctor who uses drugs, including chemotherapy, to treat cancer. Also called medical oncologist….


A psychologist or psychiatrist who has special training and experience in the treatment of psychosocial aspects of cancer….

gynaecological oncologist

A doctor who specialises in treating cancers of the female reproductive system.

Community Resources

…Art Kamiski, Radiation Oncologist – New trials and treatment Speaker: Bridie Rankin, Exercise Physiologist – Exercise as a cancer survivor Speaker: Lee Cubis, Psychologist – Communication with friends and family after brain tumour Speaker: Andrew Carlson, Cancer…

Radiation Therapy

…months after treatment ends, your radiation oncologist most likely won’t be able to tell how the cancer is responding. However, they can help you manage any side effects. After treatment is finished, you will have regular check-ups. Your radiation oncologist

News: Where women live influences decisions about breast cancer treatment

…services and programs to ensure survival outcomes are improved.” Cancer Council recommends women affected by breast cancer discuss their treatment options with their GP and treating oncologist. Around 3100 Queensland women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and about…

News: Brain Tumour Support Service Newsletter

…tumours present with epilepsy and may be difficult to diagnose without high definition magnetic resonance imaging of the brain. A team of trained children’s neurosurgeons and paediatric neuro-oncologists work together in providing care and coordinating the delivery of service for…

News: Pancreatic Cancer Forum

…General Surgeon, Liver Transplant Surgeon Princess Alexandra and Greenslopes Private Hospital Dr Matthew Burge, Medical Oncologist, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and ICON Cancer Care Chermside Dr Michael Gattas, Clinical Geneticist, Brisbane Genetics and Genetics Health QueenslandDr Wayne Schroder, Senior…

News: Survival improves for deadly, rare childhood cance

…at UQ Diamantina Institute and Paediatric Oncologist at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital said survival rates had improved significantly since 1997. “Five-year survival rates for children diagnosed with AML have increased from 54 per cent between 1997 and 2002 to 69…

Blog: 21 and living with ovarian cancer

…on you both mentally and physically. There are times you feel like not doing another round of treatment when your oncologist tells you it hasn’t worked, but there is no choice. The only option is to keep fighting.” Jessica is…