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Prof Nicholas Van As 04295826

Clinical oncology

 

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  • Urology

About me

Professor Nicholas van As was appointed Medical Director of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in January 2016. He has been a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in the Urology Unit at The Royal Marsden since 2008 and is the hospital’s Clinical Lead for stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) and CyberKnife. He is also a Professor of The Institute of Cancer Research and a trustee for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

He treats all stages of prostate cancer from early disease to advanced metastatic disease.

Professor van As was previously Chair of the UK SBRT Consortium and is the national clinical lead for NHS England’s Commissioning through Evaluation Programme for SBRT. His main research interests are in stereotactic and image-guided radiotherapy, risk prediction in early prostate cancer, and functional MRI, and he has published numerous papers on these subjects and delivered presentations at international meetings. He is the Chief Investigator for the PACE trial – an international, randomised controlled trial comparing SBRT to image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) and surgery for treating prostate cancer.

Areas of interest

Urological oncology; Radiotherapy; SBRT; SABR; Cyberknife; Systemic therapy for prostate cacner

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Procedures completed

  • X0004

    Clinical supervision and planning for the delivery of chemotherapy and/or systemic anti-cancer therapy for 1-28 days - (>50)

    The Royal Marsden Hospital (5-50)

  • 20365

    Follow-up out-patient consultation - remote - (5-50)

  • X6950

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

    The Royal Marsden Hospital (1-5)

  • X0008

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

    The Royal Marsden Hospital (1-5)

  • A1070

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

    The Royal Marsden Hospital (1-5)

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