Dr. Nick Plowman is a Consultant in Clinical Oncologist based in London, UK. He undertook his initial medical training at Guys' Hospital Medical School, London in 1994 he gained a First Class Honours in both Medical Science exams and National Sciences exams at Cambridge University.
Dr. Plowman has a specialist interest in improving cure rates in cancer whilst reducing the side effects of therapy on patients he feels passionately about providing his patients the best quality of life after their cancer journey. He has a long term interest in the advancement of radiotherapeutic methods used to treat prostate cancer including; both external beam conformal and seed brachytherapy – and hormonal methods of therapy, and focused brain and body radiotherapy techniques (Gamma and CyberKnife).
Dr Plowman pioneered the demonstration of the importance of adrenal sex steroid production in both prostate and breast cancer, developing therapies aimed to interrupt the pathways in both diseases. This practise has now become standard treatment worldwide.
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