Jane is an experienced Medical Oncologist who completed her specialist training in 1995 after spending time at Prince of Wales and St Vincent’s Hospitals in Sydney. In 1996 Jane was appointed as a Medical Oncologist and General Physician to the Wagga Wagga Base Hospital. In 2002 when the Riverina Cancer Care Centre opened Jane became the foundation and principal Medical Oncologist continuing today with a busy and dedicated practice.
Jane has been practicing as a Medical Oncologist for nearly 20 years and all of this time has been dedicated to patients from the Riverina. She is actively involved in research and is the Principal Investigator or Co-investigator on a number of clinical trials active at the Riverina Cancer Care Centre.
Jane treats all cancers including some forms of blood cancers and lymphomas.
Outside of work Jane enjoys playing the piano and clarinet together with being an active tennis player.
DAVID PALMIERIDavid joined the Riverina Cancer Care Centre as a Medical Oncologist in February 2019 following completion of specialty training at St Vincent’s and Westmead Hospitals in Sydney. He has recently moved to Wagga Wagga with his young family and is very much enjoying the tree change.
David treats patients with all solid organ cancers and regularly attends the melanoma, lung, gastrointestinal, breast and urology MDT meetings held on site. His special interests include the treatment of melanoma, thoracic and gastrointestinal malignancies and the management of side effects related to immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy (immunotherapy).
David completed a clinical trials fellowship at Westmead Hospital in 2018 where he worked with a team of leading clinician-researchers, including the group at the Melanoma Institute of Australia. He continues to recruit patients to clinical trials locally and maintains close links with his colleagues in Sydney.
David admits patients requiring inpatient care to Wagga Wagga Base and Calvary Riverina Private Hospitals, and participates in the General Medicine on call roster. He participates in the teaching of junior medical officers, medical registrars and medical students at the Universities of New South Wales and Notre Dame.
When not working David enjoys fitness, travel, the great outdoors and spending time his wife, young son and dog Dudley.
Renuka completed her Medical Oncology training across both St George and Prince of Wales Hospitals in Sydney. Since early 2013 Renuka has been providing a Medical Oncology service at the Riverina Cancer Care Centre with the occasional locum visits to Griffith Oncology.
Renuka provides a unique skill set and experience to the Riverina Cancer Centre with her initial specialist training at Peter MacCullum Cancer Centre, Melbourne in the field on Palliative Care. Her patients have access to knowledge and experience across both specialities and a lovely caring nature.
Renuka is the Director of Clinical Trials at the Riverina Cancer Care Centre, and her special interests include Lung, Breast, Melanoma and Pancreas malignancies. She has a strong interest in Melanoma and is involved with a number of related studies and trials ensuring RCCC patients have access to the latest developments and drug therapies.
Renuka enjoys many things in life including a good book, cooking, traveling and keeps active with Yoga.