Dr Carole Harris is a Medical Oncologist with a special interest in treating breast cancer and genitourinary malignancies (kidney, prostate, bladder and testicular cancer). Carole welcomes input from the nursing team, allied health and other specialists in patient management to provide a truly multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
Dr Harris graduated from Medicine at the University of Sydney Medicine with honours in 2002 and was awarded a fellowship in Medical Oncology with the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2009. She went on to complete a Masters of Medicine (Research) in pharmacoepidemiology at the University of New South Wales in 2014.
Carole is a staff specialist at St George and Sutherland Hospitals and a VMO at St George Private Hospital. As well as her clinical interests, she is heavily involved in education as a clinical lecturer at UNSW, where she teaches undergraduate medical students and runs the oncology teaching program at St George and Sutherland Clinical School.
Her research interests are based around the use and effectiveness of targeted cancer therapies both in clinical trials and in the post market setting. She is an investigator on a number of clinical trials and an examiner with the Royal Australian College of Physicians.
She is a member of a number of professional societies including the Medical Oncology Group of Australia, Clinical Oncology Society of Australia, American Society of Clinical Oncologists, Australian and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trial Group, Australian and New Zealand Urological and Prostate Cancer Trials Group.