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Dr Shiroma De Silva-Minor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, having been appointed in 2008. Her special interest lies in the management of breast cancers.
Shiroma graduated from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 1995 and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1999. Having chosen to specialise in Clinical Oncology, she trained as a specialist registrar in London, working at nationally renowned cancer centres including UCL The Middlesex Hospital, The Royal Free and The Royal Marsden Hospital. In 2003, Shiroma became a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (UK) in 2003.
During a fellowship in Head and Neck Radiation Oncology at the prestigious Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Shiroma was awarded the Prize for Academic Excellence by the institution and The University of Toronto for her research into the use of PET CT for identifying head and neck tumours for radiotherapy treatment.
Shiroma has presented her research at international conferences including The Annual meeting of the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncologists (CARO) in British Columbia and the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) in Colorado and in Philadelphia and at the European Society of Therapeutic Radiation and Oncology (ESTRO).
As a Clinical Oncologist, Shiroma oversees the whole non-surgical aspect of a patients journey from genetic testing, counselling; through to treatments including chemotherapy, external beam radiotherapy (including partial breast treatment), Intraoperative radiotherapy, PARP inhibitors, CDK4/6 inhibitors, clinical trials.
Areas of interest
External beam radiotherapy;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Oxford Cancer Centre and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust.
Based at The Churchill Hospital, Oxford and The Great Western Hospital, Swindon
Triple negative breast cancers
BRCA mutation carriers
Heart toxicity from radiotherapy
Cancer in Pregnancy
Dr De Silva-Minor enjoys running, having recently ran the London Marathon, travel and food.
Bush Award for Research excellence, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto
Reference number 4190426
Affiliations / memberships
• Royal College of Radiologists.
• Royal College of Physicians
• European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
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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.