Dr Matt Mason
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Dr Matt Mason

Dr Matt Mason
BMedSci(Hons), BMBS, MRCP(UK), FRCR, FRANZCR, Radiation Oncologist

I want to make a difference each day to the lives of people affected by cancer. I want to empower them to make decisions about their care

Languages spoken

English

Overview

Centres

Newcastle (Oncology)
Newcastle (Oncology)
-32.98074188217417, 151.69224925942373
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Maitland (Oncology)
Maitland (Oncology)
-32.76007886629645, 151.60103195567942
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast Cancer
Head & neck cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Head and Neck Cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Treatments

DCISionRT®
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/DCISionRT
Palliative radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Palliative Radiation Therapy
Radiation therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/Radiation Therapy

Special clinical interest in head and neck cancer, breast cancer, skin cancer, prostate cancer and palliative radiation therapy.

Matt provides radiation therapy treatments for patients at GenesisCare, Lake Macquarie Private hospital. He is looking forward to practicing at the new Maitland centre soon.

Interested in technical radiation therapy, Matt completed a two-year clinical fellowship at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada. This focused on the management of head and neck malignancies, CNS tumours and spinal stereotactic radiation therapy.

Having moved to Australia and achieving specialist recognition, Matt initially worked as a Staff Specialist in Radiation Oncology at the Calvary Mater in Newcastle. In 2020 he was a founding member of Konara Cancer Care, a group of practitioners dedicated to providing comprehensive head and neck cancer services in the Hunter Region. Matt has experience in the management of breast, prostate and skin cancers and actively participates in local multidisciplinary meetings.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians (United Kingdom), Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists, Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists

Research interests

Matt takes an active role in research and has several publications. He has a Conjoint appointment as Lecturer, with the University of Newcastle School of Medicine and Public Health and enjoys providing clinical teaching for patients, students, and trainees. He is interested in how patient-reported outcomes might influence patient management.

Professional memberships

  • ASTRO
  • GenesisCare Head and Neck Tumour Reference Group (Aus)
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

Publications