Areas of interest: Testicular cancer, gastrointestinal cancers, prostate, bladder & kidney cancers & lymphoma
A/Prof Joe McKendrick is a consultant medical oncologist and was previously Director of Medical Oncology, Clinical Haematology and Palliative Care at Eastern Health. He has significant expertise in genitourinary cancers (with a particular interest in testis cancer), gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoma and other haematological malignancies.
A/Prof McKendrick completed his advanced training and MD thesis at the University of Southampton where he gained significant expertise through working in one of the busiest academic urological and lymphoma units in the world. He has clinical trial experience in a wide range of cancers. He is regarded as one of Australia’s most experienced clinicians in the management of testicular cancer and lymphoma.
Areas of interest: Gastrointestinal cancers (colorectal & all upper GI malignancies) & lung cancer
A/Prof Rachel Wong is a consultant oncologist, Deputy Director of Medical Oncology at Eastern Health and a research fellow at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research. She is an adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Monash University and a member of the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) Leadership Development committee. 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.
A/Prof Wong completed a research fellowship in gastrointestinal cancers and lymphoma at the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London. She has extensive experience in the management of upper and lower GI malignancies, lung cancer and the management and development of clinical trials and has published a number of papers, abstracts and chapters in her areas of expertise.