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Dr Marie-Frances Burke

Dr Marie-Frances Burke
MBBS, FRANZCR Medical Director Queensland, Radiation Oncologist, Doctor Engagement Leader

A cancer journey can be a difficult one to navigate. It is a pleasure and honour to guide my patients along this pathway back to wellness.

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Breast, gynaecological and skin cancer

Interested in

Patient satisfaction, quality control in Radiation Oncology and mentoring junior colleagues

Overview

Centres

Wesley Medical Centre (Oncology)
Wesley Medical Centre (Oncology)
-27.476494536119898, 152.99746445565626
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast Cancer
Gynaecological cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gynaecological Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Treatments

DCISionRT®
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/DCISionRT
Deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH)
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy

Special clinical interests in breast, gynaecological and skin cancer. Marie is also interested in patient satisfaction, quality control in Radiation Oncology and mentoring junior colleagues.

Dr Marie Burke qualified in medicine from the University of Queensland in 1982, and was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in 1989. Marie commenced private practice in radiation oncology at The Wesley in 1995.

She has been involved in National Breast Cancer Guideline development for Cancer Australia, as well as eviQ protocol development in breast cancer. Currently Dr Burke is Vice-Patron of the Breast and Prostate Cancer Association of Queensland.

She completed her training at The Queensland Radium Institute, based at the Royal Brisbane and Womens’ Hospital and the Mater Hospital. Her first consultant position was also at the QRI, at RBWH and at the Mater.

Accomplishments

  • Chief Medical Officer, GenesisCare, Australia
  • Chair of the GenesisCare Clinical Leaders Forum, Australia
  • Chair of the GenesisCare oncology Clinical Management Committee, Queensland
  • Previously served on the Radiation Oncology Faculty Council of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, as well as their Economics and Workforce Committee
  • Past Secretary and Treasurer of the Australasian Society of Breast Diseases
  • Member of the Breast Cancer Trials Group
  • Principle Investigator for the STARS trial and the EXPERT trial at GenesisCare oncology, Wesley
  • Member of TROG
  • Member of the Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group

Research interests

  • Principle Investigator for the STARS trial and the EXPERT trial at GenesisCare oncology, Wesley

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Breast Cancer Trials Group, Australia New Zealand Gynaecological Oncology Group and TROG
  • Currently Dr Burke is Vice-Patron of the Breast and Prostate Cancer Association of Queensland

Publications