Dorothy Keefe

Dorothy Keefe


Cancer Australia


Professor Keefe is the CEO of Cancer Australia and an honorary Clinical Professor in the School of Medicine at the University of Adelaide. She has had a long career as a Medical Oncologist, and Professor of Cancer Medicine and now heads Australia’s lead Agency for Cancer Control.

Her areas of expertise include gastrointestinal toxicity of cancer treatment, supportive care in cancer more broadly, medical leadership and health reform. She has published extensively in the supportive care literature.

Professor Keefe is the former President of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer.