Dr Eric Bessell

Dr Eric Bessell
PhD, MBBS, FRCP, FRCR, Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Skin Cancer, Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Overview

Centres

Specialises in

Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Hodgkin's lymphoma
Lymphoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Non-hodgkin's lymphoma
Skin Cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer

Treatments

External beam radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/External beam radiotherapy
Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Image-guided radiotherapy
Surface guided radiotherapy (SGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Surface-guided radiotherapy
Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Volumetric modulated arc therapy

Dr Bessell has a special clinical interest in skin cancer, Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He is now engaged entirely in private practice at the Park Hospital Nottingham and GenesisCare Nottingham. Dr Bessell is an honorary consultant at Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust where he was a consultant in NHS practice from 1985 -2011. He received his oncology training at the Hammersmith Hospital, London and The Royal Marsden Hospital, London.

He has published over 100 papers in the field of oncology and has referred over 12,000 new patients with a cancer diagnosis. Dr Bessell believes all patients with a cancer diagnosis should have a personalised approach to their care.

Careerpositions

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Clinical Oncologist at Park Hospital Nottingham and GenesisCare Nottingham

Past position(s)

  • Honorary consultant at Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust where he was a consultant in NHS practice from 1985 -2011

Education

Universities

  • Hammersmith Hospital, London
  • The Royal Marsden Hospital, London

Expertise and interests

Interests

  • Skin cancer, Hodgkin’s and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)

Publications

  • Chemoradiotherapy with Brachytherapy or Electron Therapy Boost for Locally Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Anus—Reducing the Colostomy Rate (March 2017)
  • Delineating Outcomes of Patients with Diffuse Large B cell lymphoma using the National Comprehensive Cancer Network-International Prognostic Index and Positron Emission Tomography-defined Remission Status; a Population-based Analysis (November 2015)
  • Era-by-Era Improvement in Survival for Elderly Patients with Hodgkin Lymphoma; Outcome data from a Large Population-based cohort (September 2015)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of primary CNS lymphoma in immunocompetent patients: Guidelines from the European Association for Neuro-Oncology (July 2015)
  • Hodgkin’s Disease (1973-2002): Long-Term Survival and Cure Fractions. (August 2014)