Michael Cilento

Michael Cilento

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr Michael Cilento, MBBS, FRACP, is a medical oncologist and clinical research fellow at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Prostate Cancer Research Group at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) led by Professor Lisa Butler. He completed his oncology training in South Australia, which was followed by a fellowship in early drug development at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre Melbourne and the centre for Biostatistics and Clinical Trials. Michael’s research is utilising single-cell and spatial methods to identify novel metabolic drivers of lethal prostate cancer.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Cilento, M. A., Klein, O., Egan, E., & Roberts-Thomson, R. (2022). Talimogene laherparepvec resulting in near-complete response in a patient with treatment-refractory Merkel cell carcinoma. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 63(3), e222-e225.
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    2022 Cilento, M. A., Kim, C., Chang, S., Farshid, G., & Brown, M. P. (2022). Three cases of BRAF-mutant melanoma with divergent differentiation masquerading as sarcoma. Pathologica, 114(3), 217-220.
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    2021 Cilento, M. A., & Hocking, C. M. (2021). Cystic and cavitating lung lesions as a presenting finding of metastatic prostate cancer. Medical Journal of Australia, 214(10), 459-459.e1.
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    2021 Cilento, M. A., Poplawski, N. K., Paramasivam, S., Thomas, D. M., & Kichenadasse, G. (2021). Germline PALB2 variants and PARP inhibitors in endometrial cancer. JNCCN Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 19(11), 1212-1217.
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  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2023 Cilento, M. A., Mah, C. Y., Martelotto, L., Sweeney, C. J., & Butler, L. M. (2023). Multiomic analysis workflow for biomarker discovery in human prostate cancer. Poster session presented at the meeting of ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY. WILEY.
    2022 Cilento, M. A., Chalwin, R., Hocking, C., Chan, L., Smithers, L., & Joshi, R. (2022). MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY OF ONCOLOGY PATIENTS ADMITTED TO AN INTENSIVE CARE UNIT. Poster session presented at the meeting of INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL. WILEY.
    2021 Cilento, M., & Roberts-Thomson, R. (2021). Weight changes during adjuvant nivolumab for resected melanoma. Poster session presented at the meeting of Poster Abstracts. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology, 17: 110-208.. Virtual.
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