A/Prof Euan Walpole is an experienced medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre South Brisbane. In 1980 he graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) from the University of Queensland’s Faculty of Medicine and spent the first four years of his career at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Woolloongabba, Brisbane. During 1985-86, A/Prof Walpole spent time as a haematology and medical oncology registrar at the Peter McCallum Cancer Institute in Melbourne before returning to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where in 1988 he became a locum medical oncologist. During the following years he was a visiting fellow in oncology at the Montefiore Medical Centre/Albert Einstein Cancer Center, New York.
A/Prof Walpole currently holds the position of Medical Director – Cancer Services at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Metro South Health and Hospital Service. He is also Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Queensland. A/Prof Walpole has held many noted appointments including deputy chairman and acting chairman of the Queensland Cancer Fund Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee, chairman of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, chairman of Specialist Advisory Committee in Medical Oncology for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and a member of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians – Specialties Board. A/Prof Walpole has been highly regarded and widely published over his extensive research career.
His clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with special interest in gastrointestinal cancer, genitourinary cancer, melanoma and testicular cancer.