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Dr Miriam Boxer

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BMBS, BHSc (Honours), FRANZCR

Radiation Oncologist
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Dr Miriam Boxer is committed to providing the highest level of cancer care through a comprehensive and tailored approach. With her passion for education and research experience, she aims to provide the best possible health outcomes for all her patients.

Biography

Dr Miriam Boxer is a radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Concord. In 1995, she completed her Bachelor of Health Science (BHSc) at the University of Adelaide. She then earned First Class Honours in 1996 and Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS) in 2000 from Flinders University, South Australia. Dr Boxer began her formal radiation oncology training in Wollongong, which she later completed at Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals in Sydney and became a Fellow of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) in 2010.

Dr Boxer is passionate about sharing her knowledge through education and authorship. She is proud to have spent six years as the Director of Training at Liverpool and Campbelltown hospitals in Sydney where she recruited, mentored and supervised medical trainees. She has also contributed to several publications concerning lung cancer, breast cancer and the impact of peer review.

Her clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with a special interest in lung cancer, breast cancer, safety and quality, as well as peer review and education.

Publications

  • Boxer MM, Duggan KJ, Descallar J, Vinod SV. Do patients discussed at a lung cancer multidisciplinary team meeting receive guideline-recommended treatment? Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2016; 12:52-60.

  • Oar A, Boxer MM, Papdatos G, Delaney GP, Phan P, Descallar J, Duggan K, Tran K, Yap ML. Hypofractionate versus conventiuonally fractionated radiotherapy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2016: doi:10.1111/1754-9485.12428.

  • Boxer MM, Delaney GP, Chua BH. A review of the management of ductal carcinoma in situ following breast conserving surgery. The Breast 2013; 22(6):1019-102.

  • Boxer, MM, Vinod, SK, Shafiq, J, Duggan, KJ. Do Multidisciplinary team meetings make a difference in the management of lung cancer? Cancer 2011; 117(22):5112-5120

  • Boxer M, Forstner D, Kneebone A, Delaney G, Koh E-S, Fuller M, Kaadan N. Impact of a real-time peer review audit on patient management in a radiation oncology department. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2009; 53(4): 405-411

Special Interests

Dr Miriam Boxer has special interest in and accepts referrals for:

  • Breast cancer
  • Lung cancer

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Affiliations & Memberships

  • Breast Cancer Trials (BCT)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • RANZCR Post Fellowship Education Committee (PFEC)
  • RANZCR Mentoring Working Group
  • Thoracic Oncology Group of Australasia (TOGA)
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Publications

  • Boxer MM, Duggan KJ, Descallar J, Vinod SV. Do patients discussed at a lung cancer multidisciplinary team meeting receive guideline-recommended treatment? Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2016; 12:52-60.

  • Oar A, Boxer MM, Papdatos G, Delaney GP, Phan P, Descallar J, Duggan K, Tran K, Yap ML. Hypofractionate versus conventiuonally fractionated radiotherapy for ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2016: doi:10.1111/1754-9485.12428.

  • Boxer MM, Delaney GP, Chua BH. A review of the management of ductal carcinoma in situ following breast conserving surgery. The Breast 2013; 22(6):1019-102.

  • Boxer, MM, Vinod, SK, Shafiq, J, Duggan, KJ. Do Multidisciplinary team meetings make a difference in the management of lung cancer? Cancer 2011; 117(22):5112-5120

  • Boxer M, Forstner D, Kneebone A, Delaney G, Koh E-S, Fuller M, Kaadan N. Impact of a real-time peer review audit on patient management in a radiation oncology department. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2009; 53(4): 405-411

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