Dr Miriam Boxer

BHSc (Hons), BMBS, FRANZCR

Radiation Oncologist

Spoken languages

English

Special clinical interest in lung and breast cancer.

Dr Miriam Boxer grew up in Adelaide, where she obtained a Bachelor of Health Sciences with first class honours, before studying Medicine at Flinders University. She then moved to the East coast to complete her junior doctor training in Wollongong before heading overseas where she worked and travelled for 3 years before returning home to begin her training in Radiation Oncology back in Wollongong. In 2006 she 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 where she worked as a Staff Specialist since 2011 specialising in breast and lung cancer. She was the clinical lead in introducing new and advanced radiation therapy techniques for breast cancer at Liverpool and Campbelltown and is a member of the Breast Cancer Trials Group. She has published research in the areas of peer review and multidisciplinary management of cancer.

Miriam has a passion for education and for 6 years she was the Director of Training at Liverpool and Campbelltown Hospitals where she recruited, mentored and supervised the trainees.

Miriam lives with her husband, 2 daughters and the family dog who keep her busy outside of work. She loves to travel, read and bake.

Awards

  • University of New South Wales Paper of the Year 2011

 

 

 

Professional memberships

  • FRANZCR
  • TROG
  • Breast Cancer Trials Group
  • ESTRO

Publications

  • 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