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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.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of New South Wales

Award Date: 21 Sep 2016

FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Award Date: 8 Dec 2010

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

Award Date: 13 Dec 2002

External positions

eviQ Medical Oncology Co-chair, Cancer Institute NSW

30 Aug 2019 → …

Medical oncologist, Monash Health

3 Dec 2018 → …

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Research Output

Anti‐cancer therapy made easier: a 25‐year update

Davies, A., Lum, C., Raju, R., Ansell, E., Webber, K. & Segelov, E., 3 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Internal Medicine Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

OVQUEST – Life after the diagnosis and treatment of ovarian cancer - An international survey of symptoms and concerns in ovarian cancer survivors

Webber, K., Carolus, E., Mileshkin, L., Sommeijer, D., McAlpine, J., Bladgen, S., Coleman, R. L., Herzog, T. J., Sehouli, J., Nasser, S., Inci, G. & Friedlander, M., Oct 2019, In : Gynecologic Oncology. 155, 1, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Reproductive outcomes following treatment for a gynecological cancer diagnosis: a systematic review

Gerstl, B., Sullivan, E., Vallejo, M., Koch, J., Johnson, M., Wand, H., Webber, K., Ives, A. & Anazodo, A., 15 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Cancer Survivorship. 13, 2, p. 269-281 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cardiovascular toxicity of targeted therapies for cancer: A protocol for an overview of systematic reviews

Van Leeuwen, M. T., Luu, S., Gurney, H., Brown, M. R., Webber, K., Pearson, S. A., Hunt, L. & Vajdic, C. M., 1 Jun 2018, In : BMJ Open. 8, 6, 7 p., e021064.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access

Fertility and pregnancy in cancer survivors

Tang, M. & Webber, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Obstetric Medicine. 11, 3, p. 110-115 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleOtherpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)


Best oral abstract

Webber, Kate (Recipient), Mar 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Cancer Research Award

Webber, Kate (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

The United Medical Protection Prize in Health Law and Ethics

Webber, Kate (Recipient), 1999

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)