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Prof. Michael Friedlander

Prof. Michael FriedlanderProfessor Michael Friedlander, AM MBCHB (HONOURS) PHD MRCP FRACP, is conjoint Professor of Medicine and a medical oncologist in Department of Medical Oncology, The Prince of Wales Hospital and Gynecologic Cancer Centre, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney. He is a past president of the International Gynaecologic Cancer Society and has been very active at both a national and international level in the fields of gynaecological oncology and breast cancer. He was the founding chair of ANZGOG and held the position from 2000-2008. He remains on the ANZGOG executive board and is a director of research and member of the Operations Committee. He has held numerous grants and has an active research program focusing on breast and ovarian cancer.

He has over 250 publications including peer reviewed papers, book chapters and invited reviews. He has received a number of awards including the Medical Oncology Group of Australia/Novartis Cancer Achievement Award in 2007, an Order of Australia (AM) in 2011 and the IGCS award for excellence in gynaecological oncology, as well as NSW Parliament Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding service to the community in the field of gynecological oncology and research into women’s cancers in 2013.