robert blum

Rob is currently the Clinical Director of both the Bendigo Health Medical Oncology Department and the Loddon Mallee Integrated Cancer Services. He has over 18 years experience in general medical oncology and clinical trials. Rob's undergraduate degree was obtained at the University of Melbourne, where he did one year as a researcher at the Austin Research Institute before commencing his speciality training. Rob's oncology training occurred at St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre. This was followed by a two year fellowship at Peter MacCallum, which included further experience in breast cancer, gynae-oncology, melanoma and clinical studies. Rob was also involved in PET imaging research and its role in cancer therapeutics and staging. In addition he undertook a sabbatical in breast cancer under the guidance of Dr Angelo Di Leo in Prato Italy 2013.

Rob has been the Director of the Oncology Department in Bendigo since 2003. During that time he has had the department accredited as a site of oncology training with the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Sunday 11 August 3pm Ulumbarra Theatre A BETTER DEATH