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Dr Kate Martin

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BMed, B.MRS (RT), FRANZCR

Radiation Oncologist
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Dr Kate Martin is passionate about providing her patients with the highest quality of cancer care. Through her thoughtful and caring approach, she aims to deliver the best possible health outcomes for her patients.  

Biography

Dr Kate Martin is a radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Maitland. Born and raised in Newcastle, she originally began her medical training as a radiation therapist, earning her Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (RT) from University of Newcastle in 2003. After working at the Calvary Mater Newcastle in 2004, Dr Martin began her radiation oncology career at the University of Newcastle, graduating with her Bachelor of Medicine (BMed) in 2009.

Dr Martin subsequently began her specialist radiation oncology training at the Hunter New England Health Service. In 2013, Dr Martin returned to Calvary Mater Newcastle where she completed her advanced training in radiation oncology, gaining extensive experience in managing a broad range of cancers.

Her clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with a special interest in breast cancer, genitourinary cancer, gynaecological cancers, lung cancer and skin cancers, as well as stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SBRT) and palliative radiation therapy.

Publications

  • Definitive Treatment of Bladder Cancer with Image Guided Accelerated Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for the Elderly and Poor Performance Patients. K. Martin, A. Kneebone, G. Hruby, C. Brown, L. Guo & T. Eade. Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology, 2017.

  • Impact of Pelvic Radiotherapy in Stage 4 Rectal Cancer Patients: A Patterns of Care Audit. K. Martin, M. Kumar, M.C. Hanlon, C. Tang, C. Wratten, A. Capp, G. Govindarajulu, S. Gupta, S. Sridharan & J. Martin. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 2015; 59 (Suppl. $1): 61.

Special Interests

Dr Kate Martin accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:

  • Breast cancer
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Skin cancer

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Visiting Locations

  • Nelson Bay Specialist Rooms

Affiliations & Memberships

  • ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group
  • Calvary Mater ATP development committee
  • EviQ Reference Committee
  • Radiation Oncology Trainee program representative for Calvary Mater Newcastle
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)

Publications

  • Definitive Treatment of Bladder Cancer with Image Guided Accelerated Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy for the Elderly and Poor Performance Patients. K. Martin, A. Kneebone, G. Hruby, C. Brown, L. Guo & T. Eade. Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology, 2017.

  • Impact of Pelvic Radiotherapy in Stage 4 Rectal Cancer Patients: A Patterns of Care Audit. K. Martin, M. Kumar, M.C. Hanlon, C. Tang, C. Wratten, A. Capp, G. Govindarajulu, S. Gupta, S. Sridharan & J. Martin. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 2015; 59 (Suppl. $1): 61.

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