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 completed

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

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,

Associate Professor Nada Hamad

A/Prof Hamad is a senior staff specialist clinical and laboratory haematologist and director of the haematology clinical trials unit at the Kinghorn Cancer Centre. She has joint fellowships from the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and the Royal College of

Venessa Chin

Dr Venessa Chin is a medical oncologist specialising in the treatment of cancers of the lung and head and neck. After completing her medical oncology training in the Sydney South West Area Health Service, she undertook a PhD in the

Dr Eleni Mayson

MBBS (Hons), BSc (Med), FRACP, FRCPA, MPhil (Med) Consultant Haematologist (VMO) Dr Eleni Mayson is a specialist haematologist at St Vincent’s Hospital who cares for haematology patients at The Kinghorn Cancer Centre, St Vincent’s Clinic, St Vincent’s Private Hospital and

Generous donation to boost services at the Wellness Centre

Wellness Centre patient Clare Foley was touched by her positive experience and level of care by practitioners and staff of TKCC and Wellness Centre, she instigated a fundraising afternoon with Australian Rugby Union (ARU), which raised over $2000 for the

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