ABOUT Gavin

Director San Clinical Trials Unit
Clinical Director San Integrated Cancer Centre

A/Prof Gavin Marx is an associate in clinical practice with the Northern Haematology Oncology Group (NHOG). A/Prof Marx graduated with Honours at the University of NSW. He completed his post-graduate training at Royal North Shore Hospital and Prince of Wales hospital. In 2000, Gavin became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians and subsequently completed a two year Fellowship in Clinical Trials and Medical Oncology at the Guys Hospital, London.  Gavin is actively involved in multidisciplinary care of patients and meets regularly with the respective multidisciplinary teams at Sydney Adventist Hospital. Gavin is also a visiting oncologist at the Northern Cancer Institute Frenchs Forest.

A/Prof Marx is currently the chair of the Section of Oncology at Sydney Adventist Hospital. He is also the Clinical Director of the recently opened San Integrated Cancer Centre, an integrated and patient focused comprehensive cancer centre at Sydney Adventist Hospital.

A/Prof Marx is the director of the San Clinical Trials Unit and has successfully obtained support and grant funding from the Clinical Trials NSW (Cancer Council) and the NSW Cancer Institute for the development and support of this unit. The unit is actively involved in clinical trials and research with patient enrolment in investigator-initiated, pharmaceutical and collaborative group trials.

Gavin has a number of peer-reviewed publications, review articles and book chapters. His particular research interests include the treatment of castrate resistant prostate cancer, breast and colon cancer.

Gavin 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 Sydney Adventist Hospital.

Gavin is an active member of ASCO, MOGA, COSA, UOP, ANZUP, AGITG and ANZBCTG.

Specialist Expertise:

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastro-intestinal malignancies
  • Genito-urinary cancers
  • Clinical trials

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

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DR ARTHUR CLEMENTS

DR ARTHUR CLEMENTS

BSc (Med) MBBS FRACP

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DR CSILLA HASOVITS

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons 1) FRACP

A/PROF GAVIN MARX

A/PROF GAVIN MARX

BSc (Med) MBBS (Hons) FRACP

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