Dr Robert Hughes

Dr Robert Hughes
Robert
Hughes
MBBS, BSc, MRCP, FRCR
Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Gastrointestinal cancer, Genitourinary cancer, Prostate cancer

Overview

Centres

Elstree
Elstree

Unit 710, Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3SZ

51.63871711875925, -0.30600104421020885
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+44 (0)208 236 9040
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Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes

GenesisCare, Sunrise Parkway, Linford Wood, East, Milton Keynes MK14 6LS, UK

52.05838, -0.76101
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+44 (0)1908 467 700
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Specialises in

Gastrointestinal cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Gastrointestinal cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Brachytherapy
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
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy

Special clinical interest in urological cancers, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, colorectal cancer, colon cancer and gastrointestinal cancers.

Dr Hughes is a consultant clinical oncologist specialising in the treatment of pelvic cancers, particularly prostate cancer. He has a keen interest in the use of targeted radiotherapy using IMRT and IGRT and also specialises in brachytherapy for prostate cancer. He is able to provide chemotherapy and hormone treatments at Spire Harpenden Hospital and also sees his radiotherapy patients at Elstree Cancer Centre.

Dr Hughes is a member of The Prostate Practice, a team of leading surgeons, oncologists, and radiologists specialising in the diagnosis and treatment of all prostate conditions.

He has a strong research interest in radiotherapy and advanced prostate cancer treatments and actively recruits to clinical trials where appropriate.

Career positions

Current position(s)

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon and Lister Hospitals

Year qualified

  • 1996

Expertise and interests

Expertise

Interests

  • Urological
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers
  • Urological cancers
  • Prostate cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Gastrointestinal cancers

Professional associations

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)