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A/Prof Rachel Wong is a consultant oncologist at Eastern Health and Epworth Eastern. She is Deputy Director of Medical Oncology at Eastern Health and an adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Monash University. She is a current member of the ESMO Leadership Development Committee.

After completing her oncology training in Victoria, Australia, A/Prof Wong completed a research fellowship in gastrointestinal cancers and lymphoma at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust where she gained extensive experience in the management and development of clinical trials. She has held the roles of (acting) chair of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Advanced Training Committee in Medical Oncology, chair of the Victorian Medical Oncology Training Programme and eviQ co-chair (medical oncology).

In 2017, she completed the Leadership Victoria Women’s Leadership Course and in 2019 was a participant in the inaugural ESMO Leaders Generation Programme Asia. In 2022 she completed her Graduate Diploma in Health and Medical Law and an Executive Graduate Certificate of Business Administration. She is currently completing a Master in Health and Medical Law.

A/Prof Wong's clinical practice focuses on the treatment and management of upper gastrointestinal, colorectal and lung cancers. Her research interests encompass cancer registries and clinical trials to improve the quality of care and outcomes in clinical practice including defining the clinical utility of novel biomarkers such as circulating tumour DNA.

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

External positions

Clinical Research Fellow, Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI)

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