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Specialist Details

A/Prof Gavin Marx

SpecialtyMedical Oncology
QualificationBSc (Med), MB BS (Hons), FRACP
Practice 1Integrated Cancer Centre
Level 2, Clark Tower, 185 Fox Valley Road
Phone: (02) 9056 1100
Fax: (02) 9056 1110

A/Prof Gavin Marx is an associate in clinical practice with the Northern Haematology Oncology Group (NHOG). NHOG provides comprehensive cancer care for patients with various malignancies at the Sydney Adventist Hospital (the San). They are involved in multidisciplinary care and meet regularly with the respective multidisciplinary teams. Gavin is also a visiting oncologist at the Northern Cancer Institute Frenchs Forest. A/Prof Marx is the director of the Clinical Trials Unit at Sydney Adventist Hospital. The unit is actively involved in clinical trials with patient enrolment in investigator-initiated, pharmaceutical and collaborative group trials. A/Prof Marx has a number of peer-reviewed publications, review articles and book chapters. His particular research interests include the treatment of hormone refractory prostate cancer, breast and colon cancer. A/Prof Marx is an associate professor at the University of Sydney, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School. He has been involved in teaching and training of medical students, junior doctors and allied health staff. He is also a supervisor for medical oncology advanced trainees at the San. He is currently the chair of the Section of Oncology at the San. He is also the Clinical Director of the San Integrated Cancer Centre which is an integrated and patient focused comprehensive cancer centre at the Sydney Adventist Hospital. Gavin is an active member of ASCO, MOGA, COSA, UOP, ANZUP, AGITG and ANZBCTG.


A/Prof Marx is actively involved in clinical research. He has a particular interest in the management of patients with hormone refractory prostate cancer, breast cancer and gastro-intestinal malignancies.

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