COSA's 45th Annual Scientific Meeting, 13 - 15 November 2018 Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Dr Eugene Leong

Eugene graduated from the University of Western Australia with his medical degree in 2001. He went on to complete specialist training in radiation oncology at Sir Charles Gairdner and Royal Perth hospitals and became a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) in 2010. He undertook a postgraduate clinical research fellowship in breast cancer oncology at the Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group (ANZBCTG), and was a locum consultant radiation oncologist at the Calvary Mater Hospital in Newcastle prior to moving back to Western Australia (WA) in 2011. Upon his return to WA, Eugene helped establish the South West Radiation Oncology Service, GenesisCare’s first regional radiotherapy service, which opened in Bunbury in 2011. He continues to consult in Bunbury and also conducts clinics in Mandurah, at Wembley, and at Fiona Stanley Hospital. While working across all tumour types, Eugene has specific clinical expertise and interest in the treatment of breast, prostate, gastrointestinal and skin cancers. Involved in ongoing education and training, Eugene is a senior clinical lecturer with the Rural Clinical Medical School of Western Australia and was previously an examiner with the RANZCR for phase I radiation oncology exams. He maintains an active interest in research and is a principal investigator of clinical trials with the Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG). He is also the chairperson of the Genesis CancerCare WA education and research subcommittee.