A/Prof Jim Jackson is an experienced, supportive radiation oncologist who is committed to delivering prompt, personalised cancer treatment for those in his care. He is passionate about cutting-edge radiation therapy and maintains an active involvement in clinical research to deliver the best possible outcomes for his patients.
A/Prof Jim Jackson is a radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Gold Coast. He completed his medical degree (MBBS) at the University of Queensland in 2004. Prior to this A/Prof Jackson had completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and is currently a PhD candidate at Monash University, where he is investigating methods to reduce side effects of cancer treatment.
A/Prof Jackson completed his radiation oncology training in Queensland and in 2012, he undertook a clinical research fellowship at the Austin-Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Image Guided and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT). In January 2014, he joined Icon Cancer Centre Gold Coast bringing his expertise in providing state-of-the-art treatment techniques including stereotactic radiation therapy for lung and brain tumours.
A/Prof Jackson has special interests in brain, head and neck, genitourinary cancer, lung, skin and breast cancers. He enjoys teaching medical students and is a research supervisor for radiation oncology trainees and university students. He holds appointments as Honorary Adjunct Assistant Professor at Bond University and Senior Lecturer in Medicine at Griffith University.
He is a member of the Icon Cancer Centre Research Committee and has held several roles with the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), at a national level. In October 2016, he served as scientific co-convenor for the RANZCR Annual Scientific Meeting, at the Gold Coast Exhibition and Convention Centre. He is a member of both the American and European Radiation Oncology Societies and regularly reviews scientific papers for national and international medical journals.