Patient Experience

Patient Experience

Professor Frances Duane

Consultant Radiation Oncologist

Speciality: Radiation oncology 

Sub specialities: Breast cancer, head and neck cancer, stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) for oligometastases

Professor Duane is a Consultant Radiation Oncologist at St. Luke′s Radiation Oncology Network (SLRON), St. Luke′s Hospital and St James′s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin.

She completed the Radiation Oncology National Training Programme in Ireland in 2014 and a 4-year Medical Research Council Clinical Oncology Research Fellowship in the UK. She holds a DPhil degree in breast cancer radiotherapy from the University of Oxford and her clinical research focuses on improving the quality of care received by patients with breast cancer. She is currently Co-Chair of the Breast Radiotherapy Group at the St. Luke′s Radiation Oncology Network, Co-Chair of the Cancer Trials Ireland Breast Disease Specific Site Group, a member of the Cancer Trials Ireland Safety Monitoring Committee, a member of the National Cancer Control Programme Breast Radiotherapy Guidelines Group and Proton Therapy Group. She is also member of the Michael Moriarty Research Laboratory Scientific Committee at St. Luke′s Hospital. She has a keen interest in medical education and enjoys supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students. She is currently Academic Teaching Lead for Radiation Oncology on the St. James′s Hospital campus, the Radiation Oncology National Training Programme Co-Ordinator, RCSI and directs the St. Luke′s Hospital Multidisciplinary Transition Year Programme at St. Luke′s Hospital, Rathgar.

  • Professor Duane's publications focus on the risks and benefits of breast cancer radiotherapy. Her scientific work has been widely cited and has influenced national and international guidelines. Duane

Contact Information

Via Post to
Radiation Oncology
St James's Hospital
Dublin 8

Nurse Liaison:
Orla Mc Kenna