Kate Webber


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Personal profile


Kate is a medical oncologist with a keen interest in breast and gynaecological oncology, cancer survivorship and clinical trials.  Kate graduated from the University of New South Wales in 2002 with first class honours and completed her specialty training in medical oncology at St George and Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney. She was then appointed the inaugural Survivorship Research Fellow at the National Centre for Cancer Survivorship at the University of New South Wales where she completed a PhD examining long term health and psychosocial issues affecting cancer survivors whilst looking at novel models of care for these patients. Research arising from her PhD has been presented at scientific meetings for the American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Gynaecological Cancer Society and European Society of Gynaecological Oncology, in addition to Australian meetings. Prior to her appointment at Monash Health, Kate held staff specialist appointments in medical oncology at Prince of Wales Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney, as well as an honorary appointment at Sydney Children’s Hospital. At Prince of Wales Hospital she also served as Clinical Superintendent for Medicine and co-Director of Advanced Physician Training, as well as convenor of the UNSW Human Research Ethics Advisory Panel (Biomedical). Kate is the current co-chair of the Cancer Institute NSW eviQ Medical Oncology Reference Committee and formerly served as a member on its in gynaecological cancer and sarcoma committees.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Award Date: 21 Sept 2016

FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Award Date: 8 Dec 2010

B.Sc(Med) MBBS (honours class 1), University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Award Date: 13 Dec 2002

External positions

eviQ Medical Oncology Co-chair, Cancer Institute NSW (New South Wales)

30 Aug 2019 → …

Medical oncologist, Monash Health

3 Dec 2018 → …

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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