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Hughes, Simon - consultant clinical oncologist


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Simon Hughes, consultant clinical oncologist


Secretary tel: 020 7188 3761
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Area of expertise: cancer and uro-oncology.

  • Biography

    Simon has an active role in research and development. He led the Trust's clinical oncology / radiotherapy R&D team for five years before stepping down to focus on his own research activity. He remains on the editorial panel for the British Journal of Urology International.

    Simon is joint-lead for cancer education and training at Kings’ Healthcare Partners, having previously held lead roles at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

    At the national level, Simon is the treasurer of the British Uro-oncology Group, a co-opted member of the British Association of Urological Surgeons: oncology section; and is a past president of the oncology section of the Royal Society of Medicine.

  • Education and training

    • 1994 - BSc (Hons) Anatomy & Basic Medical Sciences - First Class Honours, University of London
    • 1997 - MB BS, University of London
    • 2001 - MRCP (London)
    • 2005 - FRCR
    • 2010 - MD(Res), University of London
    • 2013 - FRCP (London)
  • Specialist interests

    • Uro-oncology
    • Radiotherapy
    • Systemic therapy
  • Research interests

    Simon's research interests include tumour motion, radiotherapy dose escalation, functional imaging, and the combination of novel agents with radiotherapy. He has been on the Trial Management Group for many clinical trials in this field and is the chief investigator for the UK on the ENZARAD Study.