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Last updated: 29 Jun 2020
- Gynaecological oncology
I am an accredited gynaecologist and gynaecological oncologist with 13 years consultant experience in the NHS and 10 years in private practice.
I am committed to providing an expert service which is up to date, professional and personal.
Areas of interest
Colposcopy for the investigation and treatment of cervical abnormalities and abnormal cervical smears;
Menstrual problems including heavy or painful periods, irregular or absent periods;
Polycystic ovarian syndrome;
Endometriosis diagnosis and treatment;
Ovarian cysts; including: dermoid cysts; endometriomas; other benign cysts, borderline ovarian tumours and ovarian cancers;
Gynaecological oncology including treatment of endometrial cancer; ovarian cancer; cervical cancer; and vulval cancer;
Laparoscopic surgery including diagnostic laparoscopy and laparoscopic ovarian surgery and laparoscopic hysterectomy
Robotic surgery ( I am an accredited and experienced da Vinci robotic surgeon)
- Barbara Palmer
- Regus Trafford Park 4th Floor Centenary House 1 Centenary Way Salford M50 1RF
- 0161 286 7143
- 07982 942510
- Michelle Nicholson
- Christie Hospital 550 Wilmslow Road MANCHESTER M20 4BX
- 0161 918 7960
- 0161 446 8027
Anaesthetists worked with
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Gynaecological Oncology University of Manchester
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Spanish - Conversational
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2: Improved Survival from Ovarian Cancer in Patients Treated in Phase III Trial Active Cancer Centres in the UK.
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3: Adjuvant (post-surgery) chemotherapy for early stage epithelial ovarian cancer.
HC.Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015 Dec 17;(12)
4:Preoperative HBA1c and risk of postoperative complications in patients with gynaecological cancer.
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2016 Jul;294(1):161-4.
5: Sexuality issues in gynaecological oncology patients:Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2014 Sep 27.
6: Prophylactic pre-operative bilateral ureteric catheters for major
gynaecological surgery. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2013 Nov;288(5)
7: Adjuvant (post-surgery) chemotherapy
for early stage epithelial ovarian cancer. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012 Mar
8: An unusual case of hematometra in a
postmenopausal woman associated with Manchester repair. J Low Genit Tract Dis.
9: Optimal primary
surgical treatment for advanced epithelial ovarian cancer. Cochrane Database Syst
Rev. 2011 Aug 10;(8)
10: Efficacy and reproducibility of
a classification system for reporting complications in gynecologic surgery. Int J
Gynaecol Obstet. 2011 Feb;112(2).
11:The accuracy of the sentinel node procedure after excision biopsy in
squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva. Surg Oncol. 2010 Dec;19(4)
12: Vulvovaginal-gingival syndrome. J
Obstet Gynaecol. 2010 Apr;30(3)
Adjuvant chemotherapy for early stage epithelial ovarian cancer. Cochrane Database Syst
Rev. 2009 Jul 8;(3)
14: Winter-Roach BA, Kitchener HC, Dickinson HO. Adjuvant (post-surgery)
chemotherapy for early stage epithelial ovarian cancer. Cochrane Database Syst
Rev. 2009 Jan 21;(1)
15: Aggressive angiomyxoma of the vulva and perineum: a case report. J Obstet
Gynaecol. 2008 Oct;28(7)
16: Secondary amenorrhoea associated with
an isolated elevated serum leuteinising hormone: an unusual presentation of a
granulosa cell tumour. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2006 Nov;26(8)
17: Systematic review of adjuvant therapy
for early stage (epithelial) ovarian cancer. Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2003
recurrence following laparoscopic surgery in cervical cancer. Int J Gynecol
Cancer. 2001 Sep-Oct;11(5):409-12.
19: Inguinal lymph node metastasis: an unusual presentation of fallopian tube
carcinoma. Gynecol Oncol. 2001 May;81(2):324-5.
Courses offered to GPs
I am happy to speak on topics related to general gynaecology and gynaecological cancer care including: Symptoms and early diagnosis of gynaecological malignancies, Symptoms of recurrence in Gynaecological Cancer, Ovarian cancer surgery, Robotic surgery in gynaecological oncology, Menopausal problems and HRT, Cervical Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment, Modern Management of Gynaecological Malignancy
- MD University of Manchester 2006
- MRCOG Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 1999
- FRCS( Gynaecology) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2004
- MBBS University of the West Indies 1992
Reference number 4181963
Affiliations / memberships
1.Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
2.Member of the British Society of Colposcopists and Cytopathologists
3. Member of British Gynaecological Cancer Society
3.Member of the British Medical Association
- 52 Alderley Rd52-54 Alderley RoadWilmslow
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- The Christie ClinicWilmslow Road Manchester
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 0161 918 7961
Post treatment communication
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