Dr Jennifer Harvey

BSc Hons,MBBS,FRANZCR
Radiation Oncologist
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Dr Harvey’s focus is involving patients in decision making in their treatment and also quality of life issues. Dr Harvey is also interested in the role of exercise in cancer patients’ recovery and wellbeing.

Biography

Dr Jennifer Harvey has over 20 years’ experience in radiation oncology specialising in the fields of breast cancer management as well as upper and lower GI cancers. She is well known in Australia for her research in these areas. Dr Harvey attends multidisciplinary meetings for these patients and liaises with pathologists, radiologists, surgeons and medical oncologists to optimise and individualise patient management.

Dr Harvey’s focus is involving patients in decision making in their treatment and also quality of life issues. Dr Harvey is also interested in the role of exercise in cancer patients’ recovery and wellbeing.

Dr Jennifer Harvey obtained a Science Degree in South Africa in Medical Biochemistry and worked in a research laboratory before entering medical school. She graduated in Medicine at the University of Queensland in 1987. Dr Harvey commenced specialist training in Brisbane and was invited to become a Fellow of the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) in 1995.

Dr Harvey commenced practice in 1996 with Queensland Health and is based Princess Alexandra and Mater Hospitals, where she works as a senior staff specialist. Dr Harvey is a visiting medical officer at ROC at Greenslopes.

Dr Harvey is part of the teaching team of medical students and registrars and has been a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at the University of Queensland since 1997.

Dr Harvey is dedicated to clinical research and is on the trial management committees of a number of international and national research trials. Patients are given the opportunity to participate in available clinical trials. Dr Harvey has been published in over 50 peer review journals.

Dr Jennifer Harvey is committed to ongoing personal development and education. She has participated in workshops on survivorship, breast cancer and upper and lower GIT cancer treatment. Dr Harvey regularly attends conferences in her areas of interest in Australia and internationally.

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Special Interests

Dr Jennifer Harvey only accepts referrals for the following cancer types:
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer

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