About

Dr Elizabeth (Libby) Blackley obtained her medical degree from Monash University, graduating in 2010 before undertaking physician training at Austin 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. Dr Blackley holds public appointments at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Alfred Hospital.

Dr Blackley treats a wide variety of cancers but has a particular interest in breast, gastrointestinal and lung cancers. 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.

Dr Blackley 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. Dr Blackley believes that compassionate, honest communication with patients and their carers at all stages of disease is a vital part of patient care.

Epworth hospital locations

Hospital

Epworth Freemasons Albert Street

Hospital

Epworth Richmond

Consulting locations

Consulting Location

Cancer Melbourne

43 Erin street
Richmond VIC 3121

Consulting Location

John Fawkner Hospital

275 Moreland road
Coburg VIC 3085

Special interests

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Lung Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Prostate Cancer

Research

  • Young Women's Breast Cancer Research
  • Master's degree by research- Melbourne University

Qualifications

  • MBBS
  • FRACP

Professional Associations

  • Breast Cancer Trials (BCT) Australia
  • MOGA
  • ASCO
  • ESMO
The institute focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with cancer. Epworth is the only private hospital group in Victoria offering all forms of cancer treatment in-house.