Dr Girija (Gij) Anand
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Dr Girija(Gij) Anand

Dr Girija(Gij) Anand
Girija(Gij)
Anand
MBBS, MRCP, FRCR, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Overview

Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Skin cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Skin cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Deep inspiration breath hold
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Deep inspiration breath hold
External beam radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/External beam radiotherapy
Genetic testing
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Pathology tests and procedures
Service/Cancer/Pathology tests and procedures/Genetic testing
Immunotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Immunotherapy
Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Intensity modulated radiotherapy
Palliative radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Palliative radiotherapy
Partial breast irradiation
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Partial breast irradiation
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Surface-guided radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Surface-guided radiotherapy
Volumetric modulated arc therapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Volumetric modulated arc therapy

Dr Girija (Gij) Anand has been a consultant in clinical oncology at North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust since her appointment in January 2011. 

She obtained her MRCP in 2002. Completed her higher specialist training in clinical oncology in London in 2009. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists since September 2007.

Dr Anand has wide experience in the general oncological management of various tumour sites. Her expertise is in treating tumours of the breast, and skin (non melanoma) malignancies. This includes the delivery of novel radiotherapy techniques including stereotactic radiotherapy and medical oncology.

She has an active interest in research, teaching and recruits into national and commercial clinical trials. Another key area of interest is service development in the modern NHS. Her subsequent leadership roles included:

  • Acute oncology lead 2011-2012 and member of London Cancer Acute Oncology External Reference Group 2012
  • Radiotherapy lead for London cancer skin pathway board established to streamline skin cancer pathways across north central London(2012-2017).
  • Clinical Director for oncology & palliative care at North Middlesex (2014-2018),
  • Radiotherapy Strategic lead for Royal Free London & North Middlesex University Hospitals 2018-2019
  • Faculty member for Clinical Oncology at the Royal College of Radiologists Sept 2019-2022
  • Co lead for Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy at North Middlesex University Hospital since 2019.
  • Associate Medical Director at North Middlesex University Hospital since March 2022

Expertise and interests

  • Active recruiter into National & commercial clinical trials in breast & lung cancer.
  • Member of the TRACER X Consortium that have published several papers in peer reviewed journals.

Professional association

  • Royal College of Radiologists

Accomplishments

Awards

  • Gold medallist in Ophthalmology MBBS India

Publications

  • Life Threatening Pembrolizumab Induced Myositis in a Patient Treated for Advanced Adenocarcinoma of the Lung S Robinson C Lai G Hotton And G Anand Acute Medicine Journal, Volume 18, Issue 3, pages 137-204(2019)
  • Organising pneumonia during breast cancer treatment with trastuzumab Wing-Kin Liu Rebecca Gillibrand Ian Moonsie Girija Anand Ricardo J. José Annals of Research Hospitals, August 2019
  • Palliative Whole Brain Radiotherapy for Cerebral Metastases in Advanced Lung Cancer: does it make a difference? H Buckley, N Bhuva, A Ranger, N Goyal, G Anand et al European Journal of Palliative Care Vol 22.5, October 2015
  • Palliative Radiotherapy for Merkell Cell Carcinoma; Single centre experience and review of the literature 
    B Kanagaratnam, A Shah and G Anand Journal of Radiotherapy in Practice Published online Volume 15, Issue 2, June 2016 pages 189-195
  • 11. Superior vena cava stent migration into the pulmonary artery causing fatal pulmonary infarction
    G Anand, C Lewanski, S Cowman and J Jackson Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology February 2010