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Danielle Peterman

Bachelor of Nursing; Certificate IV Training and Assessment; Graduate Diploma Nursing Science Oncology; Certificate III Project Management; Masters of Health Management Danielle has been nursing since 1990 commencing as a student enrolled nurse at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide. 

Dr Barbara Withers

Dr Barbara Withers is a clinical and laboratory haematologist with special interests in haematological cancers, haemopoietic stem cell transplantation, and adoptive T-cell therapy. Dr Withers completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology at the University of Queensland and then

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 Meg Barnet

Dr Meg Barnet is a medical oncologist specialising in gastrointestinal and lung cancer, with special interests in immuno-oncology and genomic sequencing. Dr Barnet joined the Kinghorn Cancer Centre at the commencement of her PhD at the Garvan Institute in 2017.

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

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