Professor Ben Chua
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A/Prof. Ben Chua

A/Prof. Ben Chua
MBBS (Hons), BSc (Hons), FRANZCR, Radiation Oncologist

I am proud to work with excellent teams to help patients and families navigate complex journeys.

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Radiation Oncology

Interested in

Complex skin, head & neck, central nervous system, thoracic and haematological malignancies.

Overview

Centres

Chermside (Oncology)
Chermside (Oncology)
-27.381837593738126, 153.02949042694252
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Rockhampton (Oncology)
Rockhampton (Oncology)
-23.384346304606563, 150.49969726890262
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Wesley Medical Centre (Oncology)
Wesley Medical Centre (Oncology)
-27.476494536119898, 152.99746445565626
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Specialises in

Blood cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Blood Cancer
Brain & spine cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and Spine Cancer
Head & neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and Neck Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Treatments

Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy

Special clinical interests in complex skin, head & neck, central nervous system, thoracic and haematological malignancies.

A/Prof. Ben Chua is a consultant Radiation Oncologist at GenesisCare Rockhampton and Brisbane (Chermside and Wesley). He qualified obtained his radiation oncology fellowship in 2015 after training in Queensland and regional New South Wales, including a fellowship in head & neck cancer.  He also has an interest in complex skin, CNS and haematological malignancies.

A/Prof. Chua has a conjoint appointment at the University of Queensland with an active academic portfolio, including over $2m in competitive grant funding, supervision of higher degree students, leadership of clinical trials as a chairperson and principal investigator, publications in international medical journals and presentations at international meetings.

Research interests

Translational research and collaborative trials in brain and skin cancer

Professional memberships

Ben has recently been appointed as Reference Committee Co-Chair of eviQ, which sets national radiation oncology practice standards. He is an invited member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Co-Operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO), and is an examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists.

Publications

  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Queensland
  • Clinical Affiliate, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute
  • Honorary Associate, Faculty of Health, University of Sydney