Dr Jeremy Long, Medical Oncologist, graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa in 1985.
After 2 years in the Military as a Lieutenant, he specialised as a general physician and received his Fellow of College of Physicians in 1992 and qualified as a specialist Haemato-Oncologist in 1994.
He continued to work as a Specialist in South Africa until 1996, and then emigrated to New Zealand where he worked at Auckland Hospital, then Waikato Hospital and in 1999 received his FRACP (Medical Oncology).
Dr Long was Director of the Regional Cancer Centre for the Waikato District Health Board in New Zealand from 2002 to 2008.
He arrived in in Nambour in 2008 and then, following Dr Michelle Morris, became the Director of Cancer Care Services for the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service from 2010 to 2020.
Dr Long is an active member of Multi-Disciplinary Teams (MDT) groups including; Lung, Urology, Breast at Sunshine Coast University Hospital (SCUH) and the Breast MDT at Buderim Private and General MDT at Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (SCUPH).
Dr Long is now entering full time private practice as part of the Coastal Cancer Care team, ensuring a greater commitment and consistency of high quality care to patients and referrers and the Day Oncology Unit.
His interests include lung cancer, urological cancers and breast cancer.
Professional memberships and research groups:
- Australian Gastrointestinal Trials Group (AGTIG)
- Australian Lung Trials Group (ALTG)
- Australia and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group (ANZUP)
- American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
- Breast Cancer Trials (BCT)
- Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA)
- Medical Oncology Group of Australia (MOGA)