Dr Richard Foster graduated from the University of Tasmania in 1982. He trained in radiation oncology at centres in Newcastle, then in Sydney at the Prince of Wales and Royal Prince Alfred hospitals.
Dr Foster has published in the Australian medical literature and presented at the annual scientific meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. He has also presented discussion papers at the request of specialists and lay groups and refereed articles submitted to the College journal.
Dr Foster’s main interests include cancers of the breast, prostate, bowel, lung, head and neck, and an interest in palliative care.