Ngan, Sarah – consultant and lead clinician


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Sarah Ngan, consultant and lead clinician


Secretary: Eldona Yarde
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Area of expertise: gastrointestinal malignancy, cancer of unknown primary, acute oncology

  • Biography

    Dr Sarah Ngan is a consultant in medical oncology working at Guy's and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

    Dr Sarah Ngan completed her undergraduate medical training at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital school of medicine and undertook her training in medical oncology at Imperial College London, where she also obtain a PhD in molecular pathways involved in prostate and breast cancer. She was appointed as consultant in medical oncology at Guys and St Thomas’s (GSTT) Hospital in 2012 and prior to this was working at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London.

    Her specialist areas of interest include gastrointestinal (GI) malignancies, carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP)  and acute oncology (AOS).

    She is currently clinical lead for both acute oncology and cancer of unknown primary at GSTT and is pathway chair for the London Cancer Alliance (LCA) CUP pathway group. She has developed the regional guidelines for CUP for the London Cancer Alliance. She is also a core member of the London Cancer Alliance Acute oncology pathway group.

  • Education and training

    • PhD, Imperial College London, 2009
    • MRCP (UK), London, 2001
    • MBBS, London 1998
    • BMedSci (1st Class Hons), London, 1997
  • Specialist interests

    • Gastrointestinal malignancy
    • Cancer of unknown primary (CUP)
    • Acute oncology
    • Digital health
  • Research interests

    Dr Ngan is principle investigation for a number of phase 2 and 3 clinical trials for patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies at GSTT.