Dr Deme Karikios Nepean Cancer Care Centre Australia

Dr Deme Karikios is a medical oncologist and Director of Clinical trials at Nepean Cancer Care Centre in Sydney. He has a clinical and research interest in thoracic and gastrointestinal malignancies.
Deme also has a research interest in costs and value of anticancer drugs, and decisions about treatment with expensive unsubsidised anticancer drugs. He was awarded his PhD in 2019, entitled “The consequences of rising anticancer drug costs in Australia” which he undertook at the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney.
Deme is a co-supervisor of several PhD students and is a clinical lecturer at the University of Sydney.
Deme has an interest in cancer care policy and is the current chair of the Medical Oncology Group of Australia.