John Boyages is a cancer specialist with 30 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. He is the Director and Professor of Breast Oncology at the Macquarie University Cancer Institute. He was the founding director of the Westmead Breast Cancer Institute, has published more than 135 research and clinical articles and is committed to the dissemination of research findings to lay and professional audiences.
At the Macquarie University Cancer Institute (MCI) based at the new Macquarie University Hospital, he is developing a new multidisciplinary cancer program with significant expertise in breast, prostate, head and neck and brain cancers linking clinical excellence with research and education. He is the author of Breast Cancer: Taking Control a book for patients and their carers.