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Dr Catherine Shannon

Specialty: Oncology
Special Interests: Breast cancer, gynaecological cancer and lung cancer.
 
Practices at: MHB MPHB
 
Phone 07 3163 5222
Fax07 3163 5252
Emailinfo.mccc@mater.org.au
Websitecancercare.mater.org.au

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Mater Cancer Care Centre
Duncombe Building
Level 2, Raymond Terrace
South Brisbane QLD 4101
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Biography

Dr Catherine Shannon is Senior Medical Oncologist at Mater Cancer Care Centre, a member of Mater Research's Clinical Research group and Senior Lecturer University of Queensland. She is the principal or co-investigator on a number of phase I, II and III clinical trials in breast, gynaecological and lung cancer. She is currently on the Executive Committee of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia and the medial oncology consultant for the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre. 

Dr Shannon completed a fellowship with Breast Cancer Unit of the Royal Marsden Hospital where she researched pre-operative endocrine therapy of breast cancer and the use of biological markers as predictors of response to treatment. She obtained extensive experience in phase I and II trials of novel agents for metastatic breast cancer.  Her research publications include the molecular genetics of synchronous gynaecological tumours and neoadjuvant therapies for breast cancer.  Dr Shannon chaired the committee in writing endocrine therapy guidelines for the management of advanced breast cancer. 

Dr Shannon has a special interest in the management if breast cancer in young women and pregnant women and has published in this field.

Dr Shannon has recently started private practice at Mater Cancer Care Centre in South Brisbane.

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