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  • Dr. Joy McCarthy, MD, FRCPC


Division Chief, Medical Oncology, Cancer Care Program, Eastern Health

Clinical Associate Professor, Discipline of Oncology, MUN

Research Interests:

Clinic Trials Breast, GU and head and neck cancers, Quality initiatives 

Clinical trials participation, triple negative breast cancer

Hometown: St. John’s, NL 

What brought you to your current institution?
I was asked to be on the BHCRI Board a number of years ago and I enjoyed my term and support the mandate of the BHCRI.

Involvement with BHCRI to date:

Dr. Joy McCarthy is an Associate Member


Impact of Sleep Quality on Cancer-Related Cognitive Dysfunction (CRCD) in Breast Cancer: A Prospective Observational Cohort Study – Scholarship Day Poster MUNMED – MacMillan et al June 2019.

Ductal Carcinoma in situ (DCIS) and invasive breast cancer (IBC) in NL as compared to the rest of Atlantic Canada. Tompkins, McCarthy – CAMO Poster May 2019.

Review Article: Advances in Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Lebert, McCarthy et al – Current Oncology Volume 25, Supplement 1, June 2018.

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