Richard de Boer

Richard de Boer, MBBS, FRACP

Consultant Medical Oncologist
Royal Melbourne and Epworth-Freemasons Hospitals
Melbourne, Australia

Dr. Richard de Boer completed his basic medical and oncology training at the Royal Melbourne Hospital and then in 1997 undertook a 3-year breast and lung cancer clinical research fellowship at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, working with Professor Ian Smith.
He returned to Melbourne in 2000 and since then has been a consultant medical oncologist working in both public and private practice. His primary areas of clinical interest are in breast and lung cancer, with breast cancer interests focusing on endocrine therapy and mechanisms of resistance, treatment-induced bone loss and bone metastases, and biological predictors of response/survival. He is actively involved in clinical research, and is a member of the Australian New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group, and head of the Breast Trials group of Cancer Trials Australia. He has authored or co-authored articles appearing in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology, The Breast and British Journal of Cancer.

Contact Details:
Department of Medical Oncology
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Grattan St, Parkville 3050
Ph 93471547
Fax 93478799