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Dr Cecelia Gzell

Dr Cecelia GzellDr Cecelia Gzell 
BMedSc, BMed, FRANZCR

Dr Gzell has completed undergraduate degrees in both Medical Science (University of Sydney, 1998) and Medicine (University of Newcastle, 2003). She undertook Radiation Oncology Specialist training primarily at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (2006-2011) prior to becoming a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (Faculty of Radiation Oncology) in 2011. She has since undertaken a post-graduate fellowship in Neuro-Oncology at Royal North Shore Hospital (2012-2014) with research and publications in the field of high-grade gliomas. This research is the foundation for a PhD thesis entitled: Optimising outcomes in patients with glioblastoma using radiotherapy(expected completion 2016).

Dr Gzell is involved in the Co-operative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology (COGNO) and the Australian Genomics and Clinical Outcomes of Glioma Network (AGOG). She’s also a full member of the Society of Neuro-Oncology (SNO, USA). She joined Genesis CancerCare in 2014 as a general Radiation Oncologist with a particular interest in Neuro-Oncology. Her main focus is the best management of both primary and secondary central nervous system neoplasms - utilising modern techniques including stereotactic radiosurgery and gamma knife surgery.

Number of years in practice
4

Areas of expertise
Neuro-Oncology, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Gamma Knife Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer therapy, Skin Cancer therapy

Languages spoken
English

Favourite thing about your job?
I truly enjoy the patient and staff interactions as well as the technical aspects of planning radiotherapy treatment, particularly complex treatment.

Hobbies?
I love to bake sweet treats & desserts, especially with my children. I am a die-hard Waratahs fan and supporter, and I love to snorkel when on holidays, knit to relieve stress, and read every day.