Dr Miriam Boxer

  • BHSc (Hons), BMBS, FRANZCR
  • Radiation Oncologist
  • Spoken languages English

Overview

Special clinical interest in lung and breast cancer.

Dr Miriam Boxer obtained her Bachelor of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide with first class honours, then studied Medicine at Flinders University. She completed her junior doctor training in Wollongong then spent 3 years working in the UK and travelling. She began her training in Radiation Oncology in Wollongong in 2005, then moved to Sydney to complete her training at Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals, becoming a Fellow of the College of Radiologists in 2010. She stayed in South West Sydney working as a Staff Specialist since 2011, specialising in breast and lung cancer. She has published research in the areas of peer review and multidisciplinary management of cancer.

Miriam has a passion for education and was the Director of Training at Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals for 6 years.

Miriam joined GenesisCare in 2019 and is a member of the national tumour reference groups for Breast and Lung Cancer.

Miriam has a strong interest in safety and quality. She is the national clinical lead for Peer review at GenesisCare and the NSW clinical lead for safety and quality. She is also a member of the RANZCR Post Fellowship Education Committee.

Awards received

  • University of New South Wales Paper of the Year 2011

Professional memberships

  • FRANZCR
  • TROG
  • COSA
  • Breast Cancer Trials Group
  • ESTRO

Publications and affiliations

  • Boxer MM, Duggan KJ, Descallar J, Vinod SV. Do patients discussed at a lung cancer multidisciplinary team meeting receive guideline-recommended treatment? Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2016;12:52-60
  • Boxer MM, Delaney GP, Chua BH. A review of the management of ductal carcinoma in situ following breast conserving surgery. The Breast 2013;22(6):1019-1025
  • Boxer, MM, Vinod, SK, Shafiq, J, Duggan, KJ. Do Multidisciplinary team meetings make a difference in the management of lung cancer? Cancer 2011;117(22):5112-5120
  • Boxer M, Forstner D, Kneebone A, Delaney G, Koh E-S, Fuller M, Kaadan N. Impact of a real-time peer review audit on patient management in a radiation oncology department. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology 2009; 53(4): 405-411