Dr Carole Harris is medical oncologist with a special interest in breast and genitourinary cancers (kidney, bladder, prostate and testicular cancer). In 2002 Dr Harris graduated from medicine from the University of Sydney with honours and received her fellowship in Medical Oncology from the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2009. She went on to complete a Masters of Medicine by Research at UNSW. This research focused on targeted cancer therapies in breast cancer where her work has been published and presented locally and internationally and she still has an interest in pharmacoepidemiology of cancer treatments.
Dr Harris is a staff specialist at St George Public Hospital and Sutherland Hospital and a VMO at St George Private Hospital and Southside Cancer Care Centre, Miranda. She is principle investigator on a number of clinical trials and chair of the St George Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Team. In addition, Dr Harris is a clinical academic at the University of New South Wales, based at the St George and Sutherland Clinical School where she oversees the oncology teaching programme to undergraduate students. She is a clinical examiner with both UNSW and the Royal Australian College of Physicians and is a member of a number of professional bodies including the Medical Oncology group of Australia, American Society of Clinical Oncology, ANZ Breast Cancer Trials Group and ANZ Urological and Prostate Trials Group.