COSA 2016November 15 - 17, 2016 Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

Nick Zdenkowski

Nick is a Medical Oncologist, and Medical Oncology clinical research fellow at the Calvary Mater Hospital in Newcastle. He completed his undergraduate medical degree at the University of Newcastle, before undertaking physician training at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, returning to the Calvary Mater Newcastle to complete medical oncology training. He has an interest in supportive care, and has completed a Clinical Diploma in Palliative Medicine. He has gained substantial experience in managing multicentre clinical trials as the Australia and New Zealand Breast Cancer Trials Group clinical research fellow , and maintains a close ongoing link with the Group. During that time he was awarded a Graduate Diploma in Clinical Epidemiology. He has an interest in neoadjuvant systemic therapy for breast cancer, and is currently completing a PhD with the University of Sydney, investigating the role of patient decision support in that population.