Dr Gerald Fogarty
Bsc MBBS FRANZCR PhD
- Radiation Oncology
ICON Cancer Centre Wahroonga
Level 2, Clark Tower, 185 Fox Valley Road
Phone: (02) 9480 4200
Fax: (02) 9480 9303
ICON Cancer Centre Revesby
1/3 MacArthur Avenur
Phone: (02) 8722 2800
Fax: (02) 8722 2801
ICON Cancer Centre - Gosford
41 William Street
Phone: (02) 4349 8000
Fax: (02) 4324 6121
Professor Gerald Fogarty is a Radiation Oncologist with a special interest in the treatment of skin disorders. He completed his undergraduate training at UNSW and specialty training at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, followed by a lab based fellowship in skin cancer and a junior consultancy at Ballarat. Since then he has held positions of Director of Radiation Oncology at St Vincentâ€™s Hospital and Mater Hospitals, Sydney. He has over 180 publications and H-index of 29. He has helped discover several new applications for RT in including extended skin field cancerisation and the adaptive split course for locally advanced skin cancers in the elderly and some applications in benign disease. He was a board member of the Melanoma and Skin Cancer Trials Group (www.masc.org.au) for 9 years and Chair of the Australian Merkel Interest Group (http://amigos.org.au/). He authored the radiotherapy section of the 2019 NHMRC National Clinical Practice Guidelines for Keratinocyte Cancer. He consults and treat patients in Gosford, Wahroonga and Revesby. He is also the Master of Warrane College, an affiliated residential College at UNSW. (http://warrane.unsw.edu.au).
Professor Fogarty has specific interest in the radiotherapy treatment of skin disease. Important publications include:
Fogarty GB et al. Adjuvant whole-brain radiation therapy compared with observation after local treatment of melanoma brain metastases: a multicentre, randomized phase III trial. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2019 Sep 25;37(33).
Fogarty GB et al. Locally advanced skin cancers of the frail and elderly - consider adaptive split course radiotherapy (ASCRT). Br J Dermatol. 2018 Aug 16. Volume179, Issue 6, December 2018, Pages 1416-1417. doi: 10.1111/bjd.17037.
Fogarty GB et al. Field-based radiotherapy using volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) for skin field cancerisation (SFC)â€“ outcomes from 100 consecutive fields. Int J Radiol Radiat Ther. 2021;8(1):13?24. DOI: 10.15406/ijrrt.2021.08.00290
Fogarty GB et al. "Radiotherapy for lentigo maligna: a literature review and recommendations for treatment." British Journal of Dermatology 170, no. 1 (2014): 52-58.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24032599