Dr Qamar Ghafoor

Clinical oncology

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Specialises in

  • Lung
  • Skin

About me

Qamar Ghafoor qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2002. He trained within the West Midlands and was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in 2011. He is the Oncology Service Lead at University Hospital Birmingham.

Qamar specialises in the treatment of lung, mesothelioma and skin cancers with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted agents and radiotherapy.

He is the principal investigator for a number of national clinical trials, and has published papers in peer reviewed journals, in addition to presenting at International conferences. He has developed 4-Dimensional and Stereotactic lung radiotherapy within Birmingham, and has expertise in delivering Cyberknife treatment to lung tumours.

He led the development and initiation of the West Midlands Mesothelioma MDT, and is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Birmingham

Areas of interest

• Lung cancer • Skin cancer • Mesothelioma; Immunotherapy; Stereotactic radiotherapy including Cyberknife

Medical secretaries

  • Ms Fay Reid
  • Cancer Centre Queen Elizabeth Hospital Edgbaston BIRMINGHAM B15 2TH
  • 0121 371 3572
  • 0121 371 3590
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Procedures completed

  • X0003

    Clinical supervision and planning for delivery of chemotherapy cycle 1 - 21 days - (5-50)

    BMI The Priory Hospital (5-50)

  • X0007

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

  • X6772

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

  • X6930

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

  • X6544

    Delivery of a fraction of Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) including Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) on a megavoltage machine - (1-5)

  • A1070

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

  • X6950

    Clinical supervision of the planning of stereotactic radiosurgery e.g. SRT/SBRT and Gamma Knife - (1-5)

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