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Dr Kelly McGrath

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MD, PhD, FRACP

Medical Oncologist
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Dr Kelly McGrath believes in a compassionate and patient-centred approach to care. With a focus on open and clear communication, she helps her patients and their loved ones navigate their cancer diagnosis and personalises treatment plans to suit their individual needs.

Biography

Dr Kelly McGrath is a consultant medical oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Wesley. She completed her Doctor of Medicine (MD) at Griffith University and undertook specialist medical oncology training in Greater Brisbane, Townsville and Sunshine Coast. In 2022 Dr McGrath became a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and was appointed a medical oncology senior medical officer position at Redcliffe Hospital.

With a passion for research, multidisciplinary care and medical education, Dr McGrath has presented at local and national conferences and provides educational support to the next generation of medical professionals. Her clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with a special interest in breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and lung cancer.

Publications

  • Conference Abstract COSA – McGrath, Chern, Kelly. A single centre retrospective chart review study of the use of geriatric assessment for older oncology patients at 2021 COSA Annual Meeting.

  • The thioredoxin system in breast cancer cell invasion and migration. M. Bhatia, K.L. McGrath, G. Di Trapani, P. Charoentong, F. Shah, M.M. King, F.M. Clarke & K.F. Tonissen. Redox Biology, 2016; 8: 68-78.

  • Conference Abstract ASCO – Mainwaring, Pyke, Korbie, Pheasant, Gascoigne, Musgrave, O’Neill, McGrath, Trau. Multi-platform quality assurance comparison of next generation sequencing technologies incorporating novel simultaneous mutation and copy number (CNV) reporting. Presented at 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

Special Interests

Dr Kelly McGrath accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:

  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Lung cancer

Languages spoken

  • English

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Visiting Locations

  • Redcliffe Hospital

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group (AGITG)
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • Thoracic Oncology Group Australasia (TOGA)

Publications

  • Conference Abstract COSA – McGrath, Chern, Kelly. A single centre retrospective chart review study of the use of geriatric assessment for older oncology patients at 2021 COSA Annual Meeting.

  • The thioredoxin system in breast cancer cell invasion and migration. M. Bhatia, K.L. McGrath, G. Di Trapani, P. Charoentong, F. Shah, M.M. King, F.M. Clarke & K.F. Tonissen. Redox Biology, 2016; 8: 68-78.

  • Conference Abstract ASCO – Mainwaring, Pyke, Korbie, Pheasant, Gascoigne, Musgrave, O’Neill, McGrath, Trau. Multi-platform quality assurance comparison of next generation sequencing technologies incorporating novel simultaneous mutation and copy number (CNV) reporting. Presented at 2015 ASCO Annual Meeting

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