A/Prof Michael Chao

  • MBBS, FRANZCR, DMedSci
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English, Cantonese

Overview

Awards received

  • Jean C Tolhurst
  • NHMRC Scholar

Research interests

  • Preoperative breast RT for facilitation of one stage mastectomy and breast reconstruction
  • Rectal spacing for prostate radiation therapy
  • Stereotactic prostate radiation therapy

Publications and affiliations

  • Quality of life after breast conserving therapy and adjuvant radiotherapy for non low risk ductal carcinoma insitu (BIG3-07/TROG 07.01): 2 year results of a randomised controlled phase 3 trial. King M, Link E, Whelan T, Olivotto I, Kunkler I, Westenberg A, Gruber G, Schofield P, Chua BH and BIG 3-07/TROG 07.01 trial investigators. Lancet Oncol. 2020; 21(5): 685-698.
  • Vertebral fractures following stereotactic body radiotherapy for spine metastases. Abbouchie H, Chao M, Tacey M, Wasiak J, Lim Joon D, Ho H, Guerrieri M, Ng M, Foroudi F. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2020; 64(2): 293-302.
  • Vertebral fractures following stereotactic body radiotherapy for spine oligometastasis: a multi-institutional analysis of patient outcomes. Abbouchie H, Chao M, Tacey M, Wasiak J, Lim Joon D, Ho H, Guerrieri M, Ng M, Foroudi F. Clin Oncol. 2020; 32(7): 433-441.
  • Assessment of intrafraction motion of the urinary bladder using magnetic resonance imaging (cineMRI). Wilson C, Moseshvili E, Tacey M, Quin I, Lawrentschuk N, Bolton D, Lim Joon D, Chao M, Dunshea T, Kron T, Foroudi F. Clin Oncol. 2020; 32(2): 101-109.
  • PSMA PET/CT guided stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) for recurrent oligometastatic prostate cancer. Ong WL, Lim Joon D, Chao M, Farrugia B, Khoo V, Lawrentschuk N, Bolton D, Foroudi F. BJU Int. 2019; 124(S1): 19-30.

Professional memberships

  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology
  • European Society of Radiation Oncology
  • Australasian Society of Breast Diseases
  • American Brachytherapy Society
  • Australasian Brachytherapy Group