Dr Monique Heinke
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Dr Monique Heinke

Dr Monique Heinke
BSc (Hons Class 1), PhD, MBBS, FRANZCR, Radiation Oncologist

I am excited to be part of the radiation oncology team at Kingswood to provide excellent care for our patients during and beyond their treatment

Languages spoken

English

Overview

Centres

Kingswood (Oncology)
Kingswood (Oncology)
-33.76105297267143, 150.7155716117431
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Concord (Oncology)
Concord (Oncology)
-33.840533154182296, 151.08882748453897
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Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
Macquarie University Hospital (Oncology)
-33.77308982351843, 151.11793004035897
/au/our-centres/macquarie-university-hospital

Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast Cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary Cancer
Lung cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lung Cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin Cancer

Treatments

DCISionRT®
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/DCISionRT
MR-Linac
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology
Service/Cancer/Radiation Oncology/MR Linac
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 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.

Clinical interests

Medical education and MRI in radiation therapy and outcomes of multidisciplinary care in lung cancer

Professional memberships

  • RANZCR
  • ESTRO

Publications

  • 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