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Dr. Verity Ahern

Speciality: Radiation Oncology

Westmead Breast Cancer Institute
PO Box 143

Short Biography:
Verity was appointed as a staff specialist at Westmead in 1996, having undertaken her specialty training at Westmead and spending time at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals in London in a busy breast cancer practice. She has been involved in the development of patient and clinician guidelines for breast cancer through the National Breast and Ovarian Cancer Centre as well as the Cancer Institute NSW.

Verity has been the principal investigator of several national and international breast cancer clinical trials in which women from Westmead have participated. She is the Trial Chairperson of the Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group trial “PET scans for locally advanced breast cancer and diagnostic MRI to determine the extent of operation and radiotherapy (PET LABRADOR). She is a senior lecturer with the University of Sydney.

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