Dr Linda Mileshkin

Medical Oncologist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne

Dr Mileshkin is a consultant medical oncologist at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and the Mercy Hospital for Women and has a particular interest in the treatment of gynaecological cancers.

She is involved in multiple clinical research projects related to early and late phase studies of novel therapies for cancer and is an Associate Director for Cancer Trials Australia, and a member of the Board and Research Advisory Committee of the Australia New Zealand Gynecological Oncology Group (ANZGOG).

She has expertise in running phase 1-3 trials, as well as the development and successful completion of several investigator-initiated phase II trials. Most recently she has made significant progress in the development and initiation of a cooperative group international phase III trial testing the role of adjuvant chemotherapy for cervical cancer.

She also has a particular interest in the supportive care of patients with cancer and is currently working on a number of projects in this area.