Dr. Sheeba Irshad

Dr. Sheeba Irshad



18 years of experience
4 years as a specialist


  • Breast Cancer
  • Clinical Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 6078627
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    Practices worked at

    London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 2PR
    2,540 reviews

    Private Care at Guy’s at London Bridge Hospital

    Guy's Cancer Centre, Great Maze Pond, London, United Kingdom, SE1 9RT
    223 reviews


    Dr Sheeba Irshad is a Breast Cancer Medical Oncologist at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Trust and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at King’s College London. She is also a Cancer Research UK Clinician Scientist.

    Following her return as a visiting scientist at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at John’s Hopkins University, Baltimore; Dr Irshad was appointed as a Clinical Deputy Head of King’s College London Breast Cancer Now Research Unit Programme in 2018.

    She specialises in researching hard to treat breast cancers, such as those that are resistant to chemotherapy. Her research is focused on understanding the tumour-immune cell cross talk in chemotherapy resistant cancers with particular emphasis on understanding mechanisms that underpin how cells from the immune system move within tumours. The goal is to find effective immunotherapy treatments for patients.

    She is also the translational lead and coordinating investigator for a clinical trial platform to explore the potential interactions between DNA damage response inhibitors and immunotherapy in high-risk Triple Negative Breast Cancers.

    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments
    • Oncology
    • Cancer Research
    • Breast Cancer
    • Immunotherapies


    • Chemotherapy
    • Clinical Trials
    • Immunotherapy
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    Special interests

    • Breast Cancer
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    • King’s College London – PhD (Oncology and Cancer Biology) – 2014
    • Royal College of Physicians – MRCP – 2006
    • King’s College London – MBBS – 2003
    • King’s College London – BSc (Immunology) - 2001
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