Eminent researcher defends beleaguered oncologist

An eminent cancer researcher has come out in defence of the Sydney oncologist at the centre of the chemotherapy dosage scandal.

The former chief scientist with the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Professor Barry Allen, says he has nothing but praise for Dr Kiran Phadke who is under investigation for under-dosing three cancer patients.

Dr Phadke was working at the St George and