Dr Elizabeth (Libby) Blackley obtained her medical degree from Monash University, graduating in 2010 before undertaking physician training at Austin Health.
Her specialty training in medical oncology was undertaken at Ballarat Health, the Alfred Hospital, Olivia Newton-John Cancer Centre (Austin Health) and Eastern Health. After obtaining fellowship to the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2018, Dr Blackley worked as the breast cancer clinical trials and translational research fellow under the supervision of Professor Sherene Loi at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre where she is now undertaking a Master’s Degree by research through the University of Melbourne.
She is a member of Breast Cancer Trials (BCT) Australia, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, European Society of Medical Oncology and Medical Oncology Group of Australia.
Libby has a strong belief in personalised, patient centred care. She remains involved in clinical trials and research at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and advocates for patients to receive every opportunity to access the latest medical treatments. Libby Blackley believes that compassionate, honest communication with patients and their carers at all stages of disease is a vital part of patient care.