Prof Fran Boyle AM with 2014 Palliative Care Fellow Dr Ben Forster

The Friends of the Mater Foundation is proud to support the work of Professor Fran Boyle AM, Director of The Patricia Ritchie Centre for Cancer Care and Research. Professor Boyle was the recipient of The Medical Oncology Group of Australia-Novartis Oncology Cancer Achievement Award in 2013.

The Ritchie family has supported Professor Boyle’s university appointment since 2006, in a unique model of public/private and academic collaboration.

Professor Boyle’s accomplishments are unequalled. With a special interest in breast cancer, she has been actively involved in clinical activities and work in the area of cancer control, as well as extensive clinical trials, research projects and major professional publications. She is an outstanding clinician, academic and researcher, and an inspiration to her colleagues due to her boundless energy, drive, and enthusiasm for the profession of medical oncology, cancer research and patient care.