Abhijit Pal Clinical Oncology Society of Australia Annual Scientific Meeting 2020

Abhijit Pal

Abhi Pal is a medical oncologist who works as a staff specialist at Liverpool Hospital and has a special interest in early phase cancer clinical trials and also treating thoracic and genitourinary malignancies. He completed a fellowship at the internationally renowned Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute for Cancer Research in the United Kingdom from 2019 to 2020 and worked in the Drug Development Unit, working with leading figures in the field of genitourinary cancer including Professor Johann De Bono. He is also completing a PhD through Sydney University (supervised by Professor Frances Boyle), looking at ways to improve the representation of patients from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds (CALD) on to cancer clinical trials, and he is funded by an NHMRC Postgraduate Research scholarship to complete this work. South West Sydney is one of the most diverse populations in Australia and he has a strong academic and clinical interest in the care of patients from CALD backgrounds, and in particular, their ability to get on to cancer clinical trials.

Abstracts this author is presenting: