Dr Ruth Angell
Dr Ruth Angell is a radiation oncologist at the Regional Cancer Service, Auckland City Hospital and Auckland Radiation Oncology. Ruth has a special interest in breast, colorectal, gastrointestinal and gynaecological cancers. She is a member of the National Breast Cancer Special Interest Group, the New Zealand Gynaecological Cancer Group and the National Gastrointestinal Special Interest Group.
Ruth has worked in oncology in the United Kingdom, Australia and here in New Zealand. She trained at the Peter Macallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne and at Auckland City Hospital. Ruth is a dedicated oncologist and a strong advocate for her patients.Auckland
Understanding Your Treatment
The Patient Pathway
We understand you may be anxious about having radiation therapy. Read about the patient pathway and what to expect before, during and after radiation therapy treatment. AT ARO we work closely with your radiation oncologist to develop an individualised treatment plan for each patient.Explore the patient pathway
There are over 200 types of cancer, and each cancer is named after the area the cell came from. Each organ of your body can have several kinds of cancer.
ARO offers a comprehensive range of treatment techniques to suit individual needs. You will receive world-leading treatment at ARO, with the best in diagnostic techniques, technologies and treatment plans based on international best practice.
Our radiation oncologists regularly participate in meetings with other medical specialists (often referred to as Multidisciplinary Meetings or MDMs). This means our specialists understand how best to work with your other specialists so your treatment is absolutely aligned.