I have a particular interest in continually bringing enhancement to the delivery of radiation therapy, through knowledge gained from clinical trials and advancements in technology, to provide our patients with the highest standards of care and best possible outcomes.
Dr Scott Carruthers is an experienced radiation oncologist consulting at Icon Cancer Centre Windsor Gardens. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) at the University of Adelaide and completed specialist oncology training in Adelaide, with post graduate training in Melbourne and Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
In 1996, Dr Carruthers became a fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and is an active member of several leading cancer trial groups including the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) and Australasian Brachytherapy Group (ABG).
Dr Carruthers enjoys a mixture of clinical work, contributing to leading cancer publications including The Lancet Oncology and Journal of Clinical Oncology and attending multidisciplinary meetings with his colleagues and medical community. Through a directorship with Northern Territory Radiation Oncology, Dr Carruthers has an ongoing support role with cancer care in the Northern Territory since 2010.
His clinical experience covers a broad range of solid tumour malignancies, with special clinical interest in breast, prostate, genitourinary, gastrointestinal and gynaecological cancers.