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Dr Adrian Lee

Dr Adrian Lee
BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons) FRACP PhD, Medical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English, Cantonese

Overview

Centres

North Shore
North Shore
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Specialises in

Brain and spine cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Brain and Spine Cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary Cancer
Head and neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and Neck Cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical Oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical Oncology/Chemotherapy
Hormone therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical Oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical Oncology/Hormone Therapy
Targeted therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical Oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical Oncology/Targeted Therapy

Special clinical interest in genitourinary, brain, head and neck cancers.

Adrian is an experienced medical oncologist, specialising in neuro-oncology, head and neck, and genitourinary cancers.

Adrian is an energetic and empathic clinician with an excellent reputation for patient care. He has extensive experience delivering quality cancer care to patients in the Northern Sydney and Armidale regions.

Adrian is part of a global research team investigating liquid biopsies of solid tumours, working with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. He also researches malignant brain tumours and clotting disorders in cancer patients at the Bill Walsh Translational Cancer Research Laboratory, Kolling Institute University of Sydney. His research has been recognised with grants and scholarships, including the Mark Hughes Foundation Innovation grant, the Rebecca Cooper Foundation Scholarship, and funding from Sydney Vital Translational Cancer Research.

Awards

  • Mark Hughes Foundation Innovation grant
  • Rebecca Cooper Foundation PhD scholarship
  • Sydney Vital Scholarship

Research interests

Adrian is part of a global research team investigating liquid biopsies of solid tumours, working with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. He also researches malignant brain tumours and clotting disorders in cancer patients at the Bill Walsh Translational Cancer Research Laboratory, Kolling Institute University of Sydney. His research has been recognised with grants and scholarships, including the Mark Hughes Foundation Innovation grant, the Rebecca Cooper Foundation Scholarship, and funding from Sydney Vital Translational Cancer Research.

Professional memberships

  • Executive Committee, Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA)
  • Chair of the State Committee in the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)
  • NSW Physician Training Council
  • NSW Basic Physician Training Networks Committee

Publications

  • Anti‐epidermal growth factor receptor therapy for glioblastoma in adults
  • A prospective study of circulating tumor DNA to guide matched targeted therapy in lung cancers
  • The intertwined fates of inflammation and coagulation in glioma
  • ROS1-Rearranged Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Factor V Leiden, and Recurrent Venous Thromboses.
  • Cilengitide with metronomic temozolomide, procarbazine, and standard radiotherapy in patients with glioblastoma and unmethylated MGMT gene promoter in ExCentric, an open-label phase II trial