About Marlene Soares
Dr. Soares graduated with her Bachelor of Medicine (MBChB) in Pretoria in 2003. After doing her internship at Johannesburg General Hospital, she completed a year of community service at Ermelo Hospital in 2005.
Following this, Dr. Soares chose to specialize in radiotherapy and completed her Master of Medicine (MMED) in Radiation Oncology at the University of Pretoria in 2010. In the same year, she was awarded her FC RAD ONC (SA) qualification from the Colleges of Medicine South Africa. For the next two years, Dr. Soares consulted in radiation oncology at Steve Biko Academic Hospital. She joined de Mûelenaere Oncology Group (DMO) as an associate in 2013.
Dr. Soares has actively involved in the Pretoria Breast Cancer Multidisciplinary Forum and her main area of interest is breast cancer. A mother of two, Dr Soares also has a special interest in paediatric radiation oncology and is a member of the Paediatric Radiation Oncology Society (PROS), an organisation that works to set an international standard of excellence in oncology aspects of the care of children and adolescents with cancer, to provide a forum for professional communication between radiation oncologists, and to exchange information with all parties involved in the management of both paediatric and adolescent cancer.
Honours & Awards
FC RAD ONC (SA)
FC RAD ONC (SA) qualification from the Colleges of Medicine South Africa.