Dr Nick Plowman

Dr Nick Plowman

MA MD FRCP FRCR

Oncology

30 years of experience
25 years as a specialist

Subspecialty

  • Clinical Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 1735534
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    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    988 reviews

    The Harley Street Clinic

    35 Weymouth Street, london, United Kingdom, W1G
    751 reviews

    About

    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.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Chemotherapy
    • Deep Inspiration Breath Hold
    • External beam radiotherapy
    • Gamma Knife
    • Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
    • Immunotherapy
    • Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
    • Neuro-oncology
    • Palliative radiotherapy
    • Partial Breast Irradiation (PBI)
    • Radiotherapy
    • Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
    • Surface guided radiotherapy (SGRT)
    • Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
    • Bone Cancer
    • Brain and spine cancer
    • Breast cancer
    • Central nervous system (CNS) tumours
    • Gastrointestinal cancer
    • Genitourinary cancer
    • Prostate cancer

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    Medical procedures

    • Brachytherapy
    • Breast Pain Management
    • Chemotherapy
    • Cyberknife Therapy
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
    • Hormone Therapy
    • Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT)
    • Immunotherapy
    • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)
    • Radiotherapy
    • Radiotherapy
    • Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR)
    • Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR)
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Bone Cancer
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Metastasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Spinal Cord Tumour
    • Urological Cancers
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    Education

    • MA Cambridge Univeristy 1971
    • MD Cambridge University 1974
    • FRCR The Royal College of Radiologists 1982
    • FRCP The Royal College of Physicians 1989
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