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Dr Sophie Otter

Dr Sophie Otter
Sophie
Otter
MD(Res) MBBChir MRCP FRCR, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Systemic therapy, image-guided radiotherapy, and prostate brachytherapy.

Overview

Centres

Guildford
Guildford

BMI St Martha Oncology Centre, 46 Harvey Road, Guildford, GU1 3LX

51.235397, -0.563871
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+44 (0)1483 806 000
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Specialises in

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
Image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Image-guided radiotherapy
Immunotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Immunotherapy

Special clinical interest in urological and colorectal cancers

Dr Sophie Otter is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of prostate, bladder and colorectal cancers. She provides treatment with systemic therapy (chemotherapy, immunotherapy and hormone therapy), image guided radiotherapy and prostate brachytherapy.

She qualified from medical school at the University of Cambridge in 2004 with distinctions in Medicine, Surgery and Pathology. Her medical and oncological training was at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals and the Royal Marsden Hospital.

She has completed an MSc in Oncology and an MD(Res) at the University of Surrey focusing on image guided radiotherapy for pelvic tumours. She currently works at the Royal Surrey County Hospital and continues to have a keen research interest particularly in radiotherapy and brachytherapy.

NHS Hospital
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Trust
  • Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitasl

Clinical interests

  • Dr Otter has clinical interests in urological and colorectal cancers

Awards received

  • Patricia McGregor Travel Fellowships Fund, 2012
  • Distinction in MSc Oncology, 2014
  • ESTRO 37 Junior Brachytherapy Travel Grant, 2018
  • ESTRO 38 Junior Brachytherapy Travel Grant, 2019
  • Keith Durrant Memorial Fellowship, RCR, 2019

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
  • Member of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
  • Member of the European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ESTRO)

Publications

Journals 
 
  • Otter S, Whittaker S, Chatterjee J, Stewart A. The Human Papillomavirus as a Common Pathogen in Head and Neck, Cervical and Anal Cancers. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 31:81-90, 2019
  • Otter S, Chatterjee J, Stewart A, Micheal A. The Role of Biomarkers for the Prediction of Response to Checkpoint Immunotherapy and the Rationale for the Use of Checkpoint Immunotherapy in Cervical Cancer. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 31:834-843. 2019
  • Otter S, Stewart A, Devlin P. Modern Brachytherapy. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am. Dec;33(6):1011-1025, 2019
 
Book chapters 
 
  • Otter S, Holloway, C, Devlin P, Stewart A. Clinical Applications of Brachytherapy-Low Dose Rate and Pulse Dose Rate (chapter 26). Perez & Brady’s Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology. 7th edition. 2019
  • Otter S, Holloway C, O’Farrell D, Devlin D, Stewart A. Brachytherapy (chapter 20). Clinical Radiation Oncology. Gunderson and Tepper. 5th edition 2020.