Dr Kevin Franks FRCR: Clinical oncology

Dr Kevin Franks FRCR

Clinical oncology


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Specialises in

  • Lung

About me

Trained in oncology in the Yorkshire Cancer Network, Dr Franks is currently the Clinical Lead for lung SJIO Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) and Radiotherapy Informatics at St. James’s Institute of Oncology, Leeds.
He is a member of the urology and prostate brachytherapy teams performing, low dose permanent seed brachytherapy, high dose rate prostate brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy. Dr Franks’ research interests are in technical radiotherapy including 4DCT, image guided radiotherapy (IGRT), intensity + volume modulated radiotherapy (IMRT/VMAT) and radiotherapy informatics. In the UK, Dr Franks is an executive member of the UK SABR Consortium executive and leads the Research Sub-Group of the SABR Consortium. He is a member of the national Clinical and Translational Radiotherapy Research Group (work stream 4) and is the co-chair of the National Cancer Action Team (NCAT) Image-guided Radiotherapy working group.PET/CT, Image-Guided RT, prostate brachytherapy (LDR and HDR) and patient related outcome measures (PROMS).

Areas of interest

Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy for primary lung cancer, oligo-metastases and clinical trials.
Lung cancer radiotherapy for curative intent with radical radiotherapy and chemo-radiotherapy and palliative radiotherapy for symptom control.
Technical Radiotherapy including intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), volume modulated radiotherapy (VMAT) and image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT).

Medical secretaries

  • Kim Waldron
  • Nova Healthcare Private Patient Suite, Level 4, Bexley Wing St James's University Hospital LEEDS LS9 7TF
  • 0113 206 7734
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Procedures completed

  • X0007

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

  • AA843

    Clinical supervision and planning for delivery of chemotherapy cycle in the member's home 1-21 days - (1-5)

  • X6930

    Clinical supervision of the planning of a course of complex radiotherapy - (1-5)

  • A1080

    Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), second to fifth sessions, including adjustments, using Cyberknife or similar SRT technology - (1-5)

  • A1070

    Stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT), first/sole session using Cyberknife or similar SRT technology - (1-5)

  • X6772

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

    St James's University Hospital (1-5)

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