DR KAZI NAHAR
Dr Kazi Nahar is a Medical Oncologist with Northern Haematology & Oncology Group consulting at The Sydney Adventist Hospital. Following specialist oncology training in the Royal North Shore network, she completed a medical oncology and clinical trials fellowship at the Melanoma Institute Australia and was enrolled in the Ph.D program at The University of Sydney.
Her research focus is immunotherapy toxicity. She has extensive experience in Melanoma and skin cancer management including targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. She has a specific interest in gastrointestinal, genitourinary and gynaecological cancers.
Dr Nahar is passionate about teaching medical students and junior medical officers and has been involved with the graduate teaching program at the University of Sydney.
- Melanoma & skin cancer
- General oncology
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