Dr Deme Karikios

Dr Deme Karikios

Dr Deme Karikios
BSc MBBS FRACP PhD, Medical Oncologist

I believe in equitable care for all individuals unlucky enough to be diagnosed with cancer.

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Kingswood (Oncology)
Kingswood (Oncology)
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Clinical interests in lung and gastrointestinal (GI) cancers.

Dr Deme Karikios is a college accredited medical oncologist with an appointment as a staff specialist at Nepean Hospital. In 2019 he was awarded his PhD titled: Consequences of rising anticancer drug costs in Australia.

Dr Karikios' clinical interests include gastrointestinal (GI) and thoracic malignancies, with additional areas of interest being the value of anticancer drugs, treatment decision making, and financial toxicity.

He hopes to positively influence health policy relating to cancer care and is dedicated to the supervision of medical oncology trainees, research students, and education of medical students.

Research interests

  • Clinical trials in lung and GI cancers
  • Financial toxicity of cancer care

Professional memberships

  • Medical Oncology Group of Australia (Chair 2021 -2023)
  • COSA
  • ASCO
  • ESMO