Dr Ariyanto Pramana

Dr Ariyanto Pramana

BSc (Med), MBBS (Hons), FRANZCR
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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. Ariyanto is a highly experienced, confident doctor, staying at the forefront of cancer care through a passion for clinical research. 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 Pramana 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 radiotherapy delivery in lung and genitourinary malignancies.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG)
  • European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO)
  • American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)

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

Visiting Locations

  • Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service
  • Response Oncology Cairns
  • Cairns Haematology and Oncology Clinic


  • Pramana, A., Browne, L., & Graham, P. (2012). Metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma to parotid nodes: The role of bolus with adjuvant radiotherapy. Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, 56(1), 100-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1754-9485.2011.02326.x

  • Pramana, A., Browne, L., Cox, H., Saba, A., Lim, J., & Graham, P. (2015). Pulmonary Fibrosis Following Breast Adjuvant Radiation Therapy: The Modifying Effects of Endocrine and Chemotherapy (PULp FICTion). International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 93(3), S106. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.07.255

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

  • Pramana, A., Browne, L., & Graham, P. (2010). Is bolus required with radiotherapy following parotidectomy +/-neck dissection for squamous cell carcinoma? In 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. Perth, WA.

  • Pramana, A., Descallar, J., & Vinod, S. (2012). Outcomes of patients treated with curative radiotherapy ± chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer at Liverpool and Macarthur Cancer Therapy Centres between 2000–2010. In The 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.

  • Pramana, A., Descallar, J., & Vinod, S. (2013). 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer. In 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer. Sydney, NSW: Journal of Thoracic Oncology

  • Pramana, A., Descallar, J., & Vinod, S. (2014). A decade of community-based outcomes of patients treated with curative radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, n/a-n/a. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajco.12262

  • Wang, D., Koh, E., Descallar, F., Vinod, S., Pramana, A., & Shon, I. (2014). Assessing linearity in the relationships between quantitative FDG-PET/CT parameters and prognosis in patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated with radical radiotherapy. In Annual Congress of the European Association of Nuclear Medicine (pp. S247 – S248). Gothenburg: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

  • Wang, D., Koh, E., Pramana, A., Vinod, S., & Ho Shon, I. (2014). Application of novel quantitative parameters for FDG-PET/CT in non-small cell lung cancer patients receiving curative radiotherapy. In 44thAnnual Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine (pp. 19-38). Adelaide, SA: Internal Medicine Journal.