Dr Ariyanto Pramana

Dr Ariyanto Pramana

BSc (Med), MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR
Radiation Oncologist
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Dr Ariyanto Pramana is a compassionate, detail-oriented radiation oncologist, bringing a caring and supportive approach to his practice and supporting his patients throughout all stages of treatment. He is committed to delivering the highest level of care to his patients by listening to their concerns and keeping them well informed throughout their treatment.


Dr Ariyanto Pramana is an experienced radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Cairns and Icon Cancer Centre Cairns (Liz Plummer). He completed his medical degree with honours at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He completed his internship and residency at the Western Sydney Local Health District (LHD), senior residency at Changi General Hospital, Singapore and at the South Eastern Sydney LHD. He finalised five years of radiation oncology specialist training at the Southern Sydney Radiation Oncology Training Network and was awarded fellowship to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) in 2014. He accomplished 18 months of clinical and research staff specialist appointment at the St George Cancer Care Centre, Sydney.

He is actively involved in clinical professional development, research, undergraduate & radiation oncology teaching, and cancer advocacy at the state and national level. He is the current principal investigator in a study on positron emission tomography (PET) scans predicting response and survival in patients with oesophageal cancer undergoing chemo-radiation followed by surgery. Dr Pramana has a wide ranging practice with particular interest in genitourinary, breast, skin, lung, gastrointestinal, haematological and gynaecological cancers. He also has special interest in stereotactic radiation therapy delivery in lung and genitourinary malignancies.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Special Interests

Dr Ariyanto Pramana accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Breast cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Skin cancer

Icon Locations

Cairns View centre
Cairns (Liz Plummer) View centre


  • Metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma to parotid nodes: The role of bolus with adjuvant radiotherapy.  A. Pramana, L. Browne & P. Graham. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 2012; 56(1): 100-108.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Following Breast Adjuvant Radiation Therapy: The Modifying Effects of Endocrine and Chemotherapy (PULp FICTion). A. Pramana, L. Browne, H. Cox, A. Saba, J. Lim & P. Graham. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics, 2015; 93(3): S106. 

  • Quantitative versus semi-quantitative assessments of radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis post adjuvant breast radiotherapy. A. Pramana, L. Browne, H. Cox, A. Saba, K. Pham, S. Trakis, K. Crawford, M. Hall, N. Batchelor, J. Lim & P. Graham. Poster session presented at 2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX.

  • Is bolus required with radiotherapy following parotidectomy +/-neck dissection for squamous cell carcinoma? A. Pramana, L. Browne & P. Graham. In 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. Perth, WA.

  • Outcomes of patients treated with curative radiotherapy ± chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer at Liverpool and Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centres between 2000–2010. A. Pramana, J. Descallar & S. Vinod. In the  2010 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists Faculty of Radiation Oncology Scientific Meeting (pp. 226-256). Cairns, QLD: Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology.