Dr Carys Thomas
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Dr Carys Thomas

Dr Carys Thomas
MA, MBBS, FRCP, FRCR
MA, MBBS, FRCP, FRCR, Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Breast cancer, Gynaecological cancer, Prostate cancer

Overview

Centres

Maidstone
Maidstone
51.27660, 0.39425
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Gynaecological cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gynaecological cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer

Treatments

Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Image-guided radiotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy

Dr Carys Thomas trained at Jesus College, Cambridge and University College London, qualifying in 1998. After general medical experience in London, she commenced her specialist oncology registrar posts training at University College Hospital, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey Hospital and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital. After obtaining fellowship to the Royal College of Radiologists in 2005, she was awarded a clinical research fellowship in radiation oncology at the British Columbia Cancer Agency in Vancouver, Canada. There she specialised in prostate brachytherapy and researching in breast cancer.

She has been a Consultant in East Kent since 2007. Her main clinical interests are in the management of breast, urological (prostate, bladder and kidney) and gynaecological cancers. She has an interest in radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormone therapies. She has extensive experience of using highly technical radiotherapy, including Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT) and Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT).

Nationally she sits on the executive committee of the British Uro-oncology Group providing educational guidance on urological cancers. She is keen on education and has been the Royal College Tutor for oncology as well as Associate Professor to St George’s Medical School, Granada.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • East Kent Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Year qualified

  • 1998

Past position(s)

  • Consultant in East Kent since 2007
  • Associate Professor to St George’s Medical School, Granada

Education

Universities

  • MA in Medical Sciences from the University of Cambridge
  • BM in clinical training at the University of Oxford
  • PhD in cancer genetics from University College London

Internships

  • Jesus College, Cambridge and University College London, qualifying in 1998
  • Specialist oncology registrar posts training at University College Hospital, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey Hospital and Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital.

Residencies

  • Residencies goes here

Fellowship

  • Royal College of Radiologists in 2005

Expertise and interests

Expertise

  • Clinical oncology
Professional memberships

Professional memberships

  • Royal College of Radiologists
  • MDU