Dr Robert Hughes

FRCR, MRCP, MB, BS


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

LANGUAGES

English

Professional profile

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.

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

The Prostate Practice
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.bsp;

Clinic availability
Wednesday evenings, Thursday mornings and by arrangement for emergencies.

Current NHS post
Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mount Vernon and Lister Hospitals.

Current memberships
Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists.

Year of qualification
1996

Specialities

  • Oncology

Centres