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Dr Roya Merie

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MD, FRANZCR

Radiation Oncologist
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Dr Roya Merie is committed to providing the highest level of cancer care through an innovative and compassionate approach. With her enthusiasm for research and leadership, she aims to provide the best possible health outcomes for all her patients.

Biography

Dr Roya Merie is a radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Concord. In 2009 she completed her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Jordan and upon graduating began formal training at Jordan University Hospital. Dr Merie underwent her radiation oncology training at St George, Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals, including a year of fellowship training in thoracic malignancies. In 2019 she became a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) and was then appointed as a staff specialist in radiation oncology at Liverpool and Campbelltown hospitals until joining the team at Icon Cancer Centre Concord.

Dr Merie maintains a strong interest in clinical research and medical education, actively engaging in medical student and registrar education through her conjoint lecturer position at the University of New South Wales. She has co-authored several journal articles in leading national and international medical publications and has presented her work at various oncology conferences across Australia. She is an active member of many leading medical associations including the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) and Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG).

Her clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies with a special interest in breast cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer and haematological malignancies, as well as palliative radiation therapy.

Publications

  • Merie R, Gabriel G, Shafiq J, Vinod S, Barton M, Delaney GP. Radiotherapy underutilisation and its impact on local control and survival in New South Wales, Australia. Radiother Oncol. 2019 Dec

  • G Delaney, G Gabriel, J Shafiq, R Merie, S Vinod, M Barton “Radiotherapy utilisation in NSW 2009-2011: A comparison of optimal model rates versus actual rates”. Report for CINSW Feb 2019

  • R Merie, L Browne, J Cardoso, M Cardoso, Y Chin, C Clark, P Graham, A Szwajcer, E Hau “A proposal for a gold standard for cosmetic evaluation after breast conserving therapy: results from the St George and Wollongong Breast Boost trial”. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2017 Dec; 61(6):819-825.

Special Interests

Dr Roya Merie accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:

  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Palliative care

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Affiliations & Memberships

  • Breast Cancer Trials (BCT)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Faculty of Radiation Oncology Lung Interest Cooperative (FROLIC)
  • International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Publications

  • Merie R, Gabriel G, Shafiq J, Vinod S, Barton M, Delaney GP. Radiotherapy underutilisation and its impact on local control and survival in New South Wales, Australia. Radiother Oncol. 2019 Dec

  • G Delaney, G Gabriel, J Shafiq, R Merie, S Vinod, M Barton “Radiotherapy utilisation in NSW 2009-2011: A comparison of optimal model rates versus actual rates”. Report for CINSW Feb 2019

  • R Merie, L Browne, J Cardoso, M Cardoso, Y Chin, C Clark, P Graham, A Szwajcer, E Hau “A proposal for a gold standard for cosmetic evaluation after breast conserving therapy: results from the St George and Wollongong Breast Boost trial”. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2017 Dec; 61(6):819-825.

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