Understanding Cancer

Wednesday July 10, 2019


Professor Gary RichardsonProfessor Gary Richardson is the Director of Oncology Clinics Victoria, Director of Cabrini Academic Haematology & Oncology Services and a Professor of Medicine at Monash University.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. He trained at St Vincent’s Hospital, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute and the National Cancer Institute in the United States.

Professor Richardson initiated and developed clinical research in haematology and oncology at Cabrini Health and is involved in the design, development and conduct of clinical trials.

He is Director of Clinical Research in Medical Oncology and Haematology, and personally acts as principal investigator in many clinical studies in breast, lung, and gynaecological malignancy, as well as development of novel compounds for the treatment of cancer.

He established the Family Cancer at Cabrini Clinic, the Oncology Service at Cabrini Brighton, and the apheresis service. He is published many research papers, abstracts, and book chapters. He is Chairman of Foundation 49, a Men’s Health Organisation sponsored by Cabrini Health, and is part of the Federal Government advisory board that developed the National Male Health Policy and the Victorian Men’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.