Dr Margaret Latham

MBBS, FRANZCR

Radiation Oncologist

Part of your multidisciplinary team aiming to get you the best possible outcome.

Special clinical interest in breast cancer management

Margaret grew up on a farm in Western Australia and completed her primary medical degree at the University of Western Australia. She undertook her internship and residency at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and then went on to specialise in radiation oncology, training at Sir Charles Gairdner and Royal Perth hospitals, with time out for the birth of her children. She also spent six months in the USA at Allegheny Hospital in Pittsburgh and The Joint Centre for Radiation Oncology in Boston.

After completing her training, Margaret started working at Royal Perth Hospital. In 2000, she expanded her practice to include GenesisCare Wembley and St John of God Murdoch. She also consults with GenesisCare at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

Margaret is heavily involved in the training of new oncologists. She was Director of Training from 2003-2012 and has been the network director for Western Australia since 2012.

Involved in research, Margaret is active in recruiting patients to suitably available clinical trials.

Key clinical interests

Margaret has a special interest in breast cancer.  She also provides palliative radiation for all tumour types.

Did you know?

On her days off, Margaret likes to spend time in the south west with her family.  She also likes to travel as much as possible and has been known to bake a reasonable cake.

Memberships    

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)

Locations

  • Fiona Stanley Hospital
  • Wembley