A/Prof George Hruby is a Radiation Oncologist at the Northern Sydney Cancer Centre with advanced training, research and clinical specialty interest in both genito-urinary and gastro-intestinal cancers.
In Dec 2000 he commenced as a Staff Specialist in Radiation Oncology at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. Specialisations included genito-urinary and gastro-intestinal malignancies as well as melanoma and merkel cell carcinoma. He also established a close working relationship with the urologists in Noumea and has treated many New Caledonian men with cancer over the years.
A/Prof Hruby established the High Dose Rate brachytherapy program at Royal Prince Alfred (RPA) Hospital performing over 300 implants since its inception in 2002. He was instrumental in introducing image guided radiation treatment (IGRT) in 2007 and IMRT in 2009 for the treatment of prostate cancer at RPA. In 2014, A/Prof Hruby was invited to join the specialised Radiation Oncology team as a staff specialist at Royal North Shore.
A/Prof Hruby has been heavily involved in local, national and international trials and is an active participant in TROG, FROOGG and ANZUP. He is an advocate of Radiation Oncology, and is often called upon to speak at conferences, prostate cancer forums or to teach colleagues. George has also authored over 100 peer reviewed publications.