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Meet some of our researchers

TROG Researchers, Our Researchers, TROG Cancer Research

Rhys Fitzgerald

Princess Alexandra Hospital, QLD

Rhys is a radiation therapist at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane and is the first radiation therapist to become a full TROG member, allowing him to vote on trial matters and submit trial proposals.

Paolo De Ieso

Northern Territory Radiation Oncology, NT

Paolo is a radiation oncologist at Northern Territory Radiation Oncology, Darwin, where he’s currently working on a prostate cancer database and introducing TROG clinical trials to patients in the Top End.

Alison Coote

Central West Cancer Service, Orange, NSW

Alison is a Clinical Trial Coordinator at the Central West Cancer Service, Orange where she looks after patients across a wide geographical area.

Tomas Kron

Medical Physicist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC

A/Prof. Tomas Kron is a Medical Physicist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Victoria. As a Medical Physicist, Prof. Kron is responsible for applying scientific methods to real world problem in order to provide better outcomes for patients. He has an interest in dosimetry of ionising radiation, image guided radiation therapy, clinical trials and education of medical physicists.

Trish Jenkins

Austin Health Radiation Oncology Centre, VIC

Trish Jenkins is a Trial Coordinator at the Austin Health Radiation Oncology Centre in Victoria. On a day-to-day, Trish assesses and manages a variety of tasks and challenges, ensuring timely and accurate data collection and assistance with TROG Cancer Research trials. variety of tasks and the challenges, but best of all it’s the patients you meet.

Sam Ngan

Peter MacCallum Cancer Cente, VIC

Sam is a radiation oncologist at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, where he is able to look after patients in need.

Beth Caudwell

Trial Coordinator, Auckland City Hospital, NZ

Beth Caudwell is a Trial Coordinator at the Auckland City Hospital in New Zealand. As a Trial Coordinator, Beth manages patient data and aids the team with the coordination of patients for any given trial.

TROG Cancer Research works with more than 60 cancer treatment centres across Australia and New Zealand to deliver our member-led studies and contribute to a worldwide body of research about the treatment of radiotherapy.