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Prof Joffe has been a consultant medical oncologist since 1994 having trained at The Royal Free Hospital in London, The Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research in London / Sutton, and then St James University Hospital in Leeds.
His current NHS practice is based in Huddersfield and Halifax with sessions of specialist activity in Leeds, where he is one of three consultants running one of the largest testicular cancer and germ cell tumour practice in the country.
Prof Joffe's major clinical interests are in breast cancer, testicular cancer and Germ Cell tumours.
Prof Joffe provides personal and individualised care to his patients and has very high patient satisfaction scores in his regular 360 degree assessments.
He is happy to provide second opinions.
He is able to offer chemotherapy to private patients at home (through Health Care at Home), in hospital at Spire Elland, or NOVA in Leeds, or within the chemotherapy facilities of Calderdale & Huddersfield NHSFT.
He is a recognised practitioner for all of the major health insurance providers within the UK.
He is also able to offer self-pay options for cancer care and cancer treatments including to overseas visitors.
Prof Joffe also has a busy medico-legal practice in breast, testicular and germ-cell cancers for which he can be contacted at email@example.com
Outside of clinical care, Prof Joffe has been the chairman of his professional association, The Association of Cancer Physicians 2011 - 2017, and he chaired the Joint Speciality Committee for Medical Oncology at the Royal College of Physicians until 2018 and, previously, the Joint Collegiate Council for Oncology.
He was the chairman of the Testicular Cancer Clinical Studies Group (CSG) at the National Institute for Cancer Research (NCRI) for 6 years and continues to lead and develop clinical trials in this area.
he leads an oncology clinical teaching program in East Africa in association with the Royal College of Physicians (London) and the British Council
He was awarded a visiting professorship in the University of Leeds in 2013, for his research and leadership achievements.
Areas of interest
Germ cell tumours (male and female);
Cancer of Unknown Primary Site,
Endocrine (Hormone) therapy;
- Emma Dobson
- Huddersfield Royal Infirmary Acre Street HUDDERSFIELD HD3 3EA
- 01484 343448
- 01484 342187
- Jane Jaggar
- Spire Elland Hospital Elland Lane ELLAND HX5 9EB
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- Kathleen Gaskin
- Nova Healthcare Bexley Wing St James's University Hospital Beckett Street LEEDS LS9 7TF
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- Nicole Goldman (Medico-legal secretary)
- Paxman Coolers: https://www.paxmanscalpcooling.com/
- Healthcare at Home chemotherapy providers: https://hah.co.uk/
Current NHS consultant posts held
Macmillan Consultant in Medical Oncology
Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Visiting Professor, University of Leeds
National leader in development of testicular cancer research and chief investigator for National Trials in testicular and breast cancer.
Current participant in over 30 trials open to recruitment in these disease areas.
Arsenal football club
Current research grants totalling > £2 M
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
- Spanish - Basic
In the last 5 years publications have been inculded within:
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Journal of Medical Case Reports
Paediatric Blood and Cancer
British Journal of Cancer
Journal of the National Cancer Institute (USA)
British medical Journal
British Journal of Hospital medicine
Journal of Bone and Mineral Health
Investigational New Drugs
Reviewer in last 5 years for:
Annals of Oncology
British Journal of Cancer
- M.B.,B.S.. Royal Free Hospital, London 1984
- MD Universtity of London 1994
- MRCP Royal College of Physicians 1987
- FRCP Royal College of Physicians 1994
Reference number 2925613
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Chair Association Of Cancer Physicians 2017
- Chair, Joint Specialty Committe for Medical Oncology Royal College of Physicians 2018
- Chair, Clininal Studies Group in Testicular Cancer National Cancer Research Institute 2015
- Member National Cancer Advisory Group Cancer Research UK 2018
- Clinical Lead METAF Oncology training Scheme in East Africa Royal College of Physicians (London) 2018
Details of entry to specialist register
- Medical Oncology, 1994
Affiliations / memberships
Association of Cancer Physicians
British medical Association
Royal College of Physicians
Royal Society of medicine (Oncology and forensic medicine / medico-legal sections)
Americal Society of Clinical Oncology
European Society of Medical Oncology
British Uro-Oncology Group
European Germ Cell Cancer Consensus Group
- Nova Healthcare Limited, LS9 7TF
- 13:30 - 17:00
- 0113 206 7735
- Spire Elland Hospital, HX5 9EB
- 14:00 - 18:30
- 01422 324000
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Patients treated at home by Health Care at Home contact me through a dedicated emergency number provided to patients on treatment.
Patients can also contact me through the switchboards at Elland Hospital or Nova Healthcare
Contact numbers are provided to patients.
Some of my private patients elect to receive their private chemotherapy or biological therapy within Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust and contact me via the Acute Oncology Helpline 01422 222999