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Specialties and sub-specialties

Urological tumours using radiotherapy

Professional profile

Dr Simon Hughes is Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at King’s College London School of Medical Education (GKT Medical School). He specialises in the treatment of Urological cancers;

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiotherapy for other Urological Cancers

Simon Hughes trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School, where he also gained a BSc with First Class honours (Anatomy). His specialist training in Clinical Oncology included posts at The Middlesex Hospital, University College London Hospitals, and Guy’s & St. Thomas’ Hospitals. He also spent over 2 years working in the Imaging Sciences Laboratories at Kings College London, and the Centre for Medical Image Computing at University College London developing novel radiotherapy techniques for the treatment of mobile tumours.

Simon has an active role in Research and Development and has published over 20 papers and abstracts. He led the Clinical Oncology and Radiotherapy Research and Development Team at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals for 5 years, and was also Radiotherapy Clinical Trials Lead for the South East London Cancer Network during this period. Simon's research interests include tumour motion, radiotherapy dose escalation and the combination of novel agents with radiotherapy and he has been involved in several clinical trials in this field. Dr Hughes is the UK lead for the ENZARAD Study, and is a member of several Trial Management Groups / Data Monitoring Committees.

Simon is the Treasurer for the British Uro-oncology Group; and was the co-opted oncologist for the British Association of Urological Surgeons: Oncology Section Committee from 2013-2017. He is also a past President of the Oncology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (2011-2012), and served on its council for over 10 years

Clinical interests

  • Urological cancer (bladder cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer)
  • Minimising Rectal toxicity from Prostate Radiotherapy with spacer device
  • Radiotherapy
  • Image guided radiotherapy/tumour motion
  • Radiotherapy dose painting
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  • Bladder preservation with chemoradiation
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Current posts

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist
    Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist
    King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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