Special clinical interest in breast, gastrointestinal, skin and lung cancers and palliation.
Dr Monique Heinke has a Bachelor of Science with honours in 1995 and went on to complete a PhD in protein biochemistry, investigating molecular changes in heart failure, in 2000 from the University of Sydney. In 2010 Monique graduated from a Bachelor of Medicine and completed her specialist radiation oncology training at Wollongong, Liverpool, Campbelltown and St George Hospitals becoming a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists in 2019.
Following her training, Monique has worked as a Clinical Fellow at Liverpool, Westmead and Nepean Hospitals, specialising in breast, lung, skin, head and neck and urogenital cancers. She has an ongoing interest in research in the areas of the use of MRI in radiotherapy planning, the outcomes of lung multidisciplinary care, and palliative radiotherapy for bone metastases and has presented work at local and international conferences.
She is actively involved in medical education and promoting radiotherapy with consumer groups.
Monique is a dual Olympian in rowing, having competed the 2000 Sydney and 2004 Athens Olympics. She continues to row and is a Selector for the NSW State Team.
- Heinke M, Vinod S. A review on the impact of lung cancer multidisciplinary care on patient outcomes.
- Translational Lung Cancer Research. 2019. doi: 10.21037/tlcr.2019.11.03
- Heinke M, Holloway L, Rai R, Vinod S. Uncertainty in MRI simulations scans for radiotherapy planning. 2020. In preparation