Author: Nikki Potent

Dr Megan Crumbaker

Dr Megan Crumbaker is a medical oncologist specialising in GU oncology (prostate, kidney, bladder and testicular cancers). She is an investigator on multiple international clinical trials and has developed therapeutic studies that are currently underway at the Kinghorn.  She is

Dr Orly Lavee

Orly Lavee is a specialist haematologist with interests in both malignant and non-malignant haematology who holds dual fellowship with both the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia. Orly sees patients in clinics held

Dr Hao-Wen Sim

Dr Hao-Wen Sim is a medical oncologist based at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre (St Vincent’s Hospital), Chris O’Brien Lifehouse (Royal Prince Alfred Hospital) and NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre. His subspecialty expertise and research interests are neuro-oncology and gastrointestinal oncology. Dr

New lung cancer referral pathway

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Australia. Over two thirds of patients are diagnosed at a late stage because of delays in diagnosis which means curative treatment is not possible. Earlier diagnosis and referral to specialist

Dr Subotheni Thavaneswaran

Dr Subotheni Thavaneswaran is a medical oncologist at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre and St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst with interests in the diagnosis and management of colorectal and gastrointestinal cancers, neuro-oncology and clinical trials. Subo’s appointment as a medical oncologist is

Dr Amy Prawira

Dr Amy Prawira, MBBS BMedSc FRACP Staff Specialist in Medical Oncology Dr Amy Prawira is a medical oncologist specialising in early drug development and head and neck malignancies. She joined the Kinghorn Cancer Centre to lead the Precision Medicine Unit

Multidisciplinary Cancer Patient Assessment with MOSAIQ™

Our Multidisciplinary team have implemented the MOSAIQ™ electronic clinical record system, allowing significant efficiencies in patient review in Cancer Services Multidisciplinary Teammeetings, here at  The  Kinghorn Cancer Centre. This new system has led to sustainable meeting preparation and review processes,

Dr Nada Hamad

Nada is a clinical and laboratory haematologist with joint fellowships from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists Australasia. Dr Hamad’s expertise includes malignant haematology and bone marrow transplantation. Dr Hamad completed two post-graduate fellowships

Venessa Chin

Venessa completed her medical oncology training in the Royal Prince Alfred network in 2010 and went on to do her PhD at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in the field of translational genomics in pancreatic cancer.  She is currently

Dr Joanne Joseph

Dr Joanne Joseph graduated in Medicine from University of NSW in 1986 (Honours II). Completed Joint Specialist Training in Haematology (FRACP and FRCPA) in 1996 and in 1999, she Completed MD from University of London. She trained at St Vincent’s