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Dr Richard Foster

Profile picture of Richard Foster


Radiation Oncologist


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.

Special Interests

Dr Richard Foster accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:

  • Breast cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Palliative care
  • Prostate cancer

Languages spoken

  • English

Icon Locations

Visiting Locations

  • North West Cancer Centre

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)


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