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Dr Nick Plowman

Dr Nick Plowman
Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken


Expert in

Breast, brain, endocrine & urological cancers; cancers in children & young persons (chemotherapy & radiotherapy); stereotactic radiotherapy (CyberKnife And GammaKnife)


Dr Nick Plowman is an authority on the optimal management of cancer and leads one of the country's foremost teams tackling all cancers. He is one of the country's most experienced cancer physicians and, with his clinical team, has introduced new medical therapies, which are now standard practice. He has also introduced radiation techniques that have been initially pioneering and later best standard practice. He has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer

Career positions

Current position(s)
  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist at Genesis, Cromwell Hospital

Expertise and interests

  • Breast, brain, endocrine & urological cancers
  • Cancers in children & young persons (chemotherapy & radiotherapy)
  • Stereotactic radiotherapy (CyberKnife And GammaKnife).


Awards received

  • Cambridge University Double first in Medicine and Natural Sciences
  • Senior Scholar at Emmanuel College in 1982
  • Roentgen Prize: “New Radiotherapy Techniques” in 1990
  • International Union Against Cancer (UICC): Roll of Honour in 1997
  • Royal College of Radiologists: Frank Ellis Medal in 1999

Publications & affiliations

Published around 300 original research papers in clinical oncology.