Dr Luke Nicholls

Radiation Oncologist
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Dr Luke Nicholls is dedicated to delivering comprehensive and patient-centred care, ensuring his patients are supported every step of the way.


Dr Luke Nicholls is a consultant radiation oncologist at Icon Cancer Centre Cairns. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree at the University of Queensland in 2012 and subsequently undertook sub-speciality training in stereotactic radiation therapy and uro-oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. After returning to Australia he worked as a consultant radiation oncologist at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, gaining extensive experience in managing a broad range of cancers. In 2020, he became a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) after completing training throughout Queensland.

Dr Nicholls maintains a strong interest in clinical research, quality assurance and medical education. He is actively completing a clinical research fellowship in stereotactic radiation therapy at Icon Greenslopes and is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland. His clinical experience covers a broad range of malignancies with special clinical interest in prostate cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, skin cancer and haematological malignancies.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)
  • Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)

Special Interests

Dr Luke Nicholls accepts referrals for all cancer types, with a special clinical interest in:
  • Clinical research
  • Genitourinary cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer

Icon Locations

Cairns (Liz Plummer) View centre