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Last updated: 12 May 2020
- Lower GI
- Home chemotherapy
I am a Consultant in Medical Oncology with a dedicated specialist interest in the personalised management of early and advanced colorectal cancer. I am a lead Principal Investigator and Co-investigator in a number of national as well as international clinical trials. I am a Chief Investigator in an ongoing UK immunotherapy trial for patients with advanced colorectal cancer.
I collaborate with a number of colleagues, especially liver surgeons and in areas where cyberknife might be a possibility. I have an interest in the liver directed approach e.g. selective internal radiotherapy (SIRT), irinotecan beads (DEBIRI), etc.
I am a member of the Peritoneal tumour Board MDT at the Chrsitie Hospital dealing with colorectal peritoneal tumour metastasis ( one of only 2 such Boards nationally)
My other interest is in the diagnosis and treatment of cancers from unknown primary with possible GI origin.
I am a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, London. I have a keen interest in education for future generation of medical oncologists and am the Training Program Director for Medical Oncology in the Northwest of England.
Areas of interest
Gastro-intestinal oncology; Colorectal (bowel) cancer; Carcinoma unknown primary; SIRT; Secondary liver cancer;
Liver directed therapies;
Cytoreductive surgery and HIPEC;
Immunotherapy; Clinical Trials
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Medical Oncology
Chief Investigator in UK immunotherapy trial in colon cancer
Principal investigator in other Phase III clinical trials
Hiking, mountain trekking
(Additional) Languages spoken
- MBBS; MD (Med) FRCP Bombay; UK 1996
Reference number 4781143
Details of entry to specialist register
- GMC Specialist Register, 2007
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
Christie Hospital Hotline 0161446 3658
Other ways of contacting me
I can be contacted directly using Skype. My Skype ID is: saifee2000