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Robin CorbettClinical Senior Lecturer
Paediatric Haematologist/Oncologist

MBChB (Cape), MRCP (London), FRACP

Tel 64 3 364 8084

Undergraduate and postgraduate general paediatric training in South Africa, specialist paediatric oncology training in London (Royal Marsden and Great Ormond Street Hospitals).

Clinical interests include soft tissue sarcomas of childhood and retinoblastoma.

Research interests have included radionuclide scanning of paediatric malignancies.

Current research interest include clinical trial research and a clinical study of chid cancer in the South island.


Shum, M., Mahoney, E., Naysmith, K., Ramadas, Y., Narsinh, M., Anderson, H., Natarajan, A., … Corbett, R., & Macfarlane, S. (2020). Associations between childhood cancer treatment and tooth agenesis. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1523), 41-54. Retrieved from

Ballantine, K. R., Watson, H., Macfarlane, S., Winstanley, M., Corbett, R. P., Spearing, R., … Sullivan, M. J. (2017). Small numbers, big challenges: Adolescent and young adult cancer incidence and survival in New Zealand. Journal of Adolescent & Young Adult Oncology, 6(2), 277-285. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2016.0074

Espinoza, J. C., Haley, K., Patel, N., Dhall, G., Gardner, S., Allen, J., … Corbett, R., Sullivan, M., … Finlay, J. L. (2016). Outcome of young children with high-grade glioma treated with irradiation-avoiding intensive chemotherapy regimens: Final report of the Head Start II and III trials. Pediatric Blood & Cancer, 63(10), 1806-1813. doi: 10.1002/pbc.26118

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