Aussie oncologist recognised as world leader

Breast cancer expert Professor John Forbes is among 65 Australian scientists recognised as world-leading researchers in an influential new report.

The Thomson Reuters report lists the top 3,000 scientific researchers internationally, judged by how often their research is cited by colleagues.

Professor Forbes (pictured), Director of Surgical Oncology at the University of Newcastle, is one of only seven Australians recognised for their excellence in the area of clinical medicine