Dr Andrew J Sykes: Clinical oncology
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Dr Andrew J Sykes

Clinical oncology

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About me

I qualified in Birmingham where I trained in general medicine before moving to Manchester to train in oncology at The Christie. Since being appointed as a consultant at The Christie in 1997 I have specialised in treating head and neck cancer . This includes complex Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and the use of chemotherapy both adjuvant and palliative.
I also treat skin cancer, both melanoma and non-melanoma with radiotherapy and run the vismodegib clinic for the systemic treatment of basal cell cancer for Greater Manchester.
I am chairman of the Christie Drug and Therapeutics Committee and previously chair of the head and neck clinical subgroup for the Greater Manchester & Cheshire Cancer Research Network and council member for the British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO).

Areas of interest

Radiotherapy; Head and neck cancer; Chemotherapy; Skin cancer; Oncology

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Procedures completed

  • E2500

    Diagnostic nasolaryngopharyngoscopy +/- biopsy as sole procedure - (5-50)

    The Christie Clinic (5-50)

  • X0007

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

    The Christie Clinic (1-5)

  • X6760

    Preparation for superficial radiotherapy with imaging, dosimetry and calculation - (1-5)

  • X6910

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

  • X0008

    Clinical supervision of external beam radiotherapy, for 16 or up to and including 30 fractions - (1-5)

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