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Dr Ketan Shah

Dr Ketan Shah

Clinical oncology 06030038

  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Overview
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Breast

Offers

  • Face-to-face consultations
  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

Choosing cancer treatments can be a complex and anxious experience.

I try to understand your priorities first and then put them together with everything we know about the latest clinical evidence so that you can make the best decision. I have access to and knowledge about the latest research and treatments, and I've learned from the experience of patients whom I've seen through their care.

I qualified from Cambridge University (preclinical medicine) in 1998 and Oxford University Clinical School in 2001, before completing my Oncology training at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, and then Oxford.

Unusually, I have a DPhil in Radiobiology from Oxford University also, giving me insight into research and novel treatments and imaging.

I enjoyed learning advanced radiotherapy techniques in Australia, at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, and returned to Oxford as a consultant oncologist in 2014.

I treat Breast Cancer and Head & Neck Cancers and have NHS leadership roles in the Head and Neck Service and in the Radiotherapy Department in Oxford.

I am proficient in advanced radiotherapy techniques including IMRT, VMAT and IGRT, which are used to target radiation therapy and to minimise side effects.

I also use chemotherapy, biological therapy, hormone therapy and immunotherapy, choosing the best targeted approach based on molecular and genetic tumour markers in light of proven clinical evidence.

I also have an interest in Clinical Ethics and Medicolegal investigation.

Areas of interest

Breast Cancer; Head and Neck Cancer; Radiotherapy; Chemotherapy; Immunotherapy; Clinical Ethics; Clinical Trials; Medicolegal Opinion

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Procedures completed

  • X0004

    Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 1-28 days - (5-50)

    Chiltern Hospital (The) (5-50)

  • X0003

    Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 1-21 days - (5-50)

    Chiltern Hospital (The) (5-50)

  • X0001

    Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 0-7 days - (5-50)

    Chiltern Hospital (The) (5-50)

  • X6772

    Preparation for complex radiotherapy with Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) - (1-5)

    Chiltern Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • X0007

    Clinical supervision of external beam radiotherapy, up to and including 15 fractions or part thereof - (1-5)

    Chiltern Hospital (The) (1-5)

  • X6773

    Preparation for simple radiotherapy with Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) - (1-5)

    Chiltern Hospital (The) (1-5)

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