Dr Kiran Kancherla

  • Clinical oncologist
  • Spoken languages English


Special clinical interests in chemotherapy, radiotherapy, targeted therapy, hormone therapy in breast cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer and bladder cancer.

Dr Kancherla works at Leicester Royal Infirmary as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist. He previously worked as a consultant in Essex. He completed his registrar training in Leeds, gaining experience in various aspects of cancer treatment encompassing the use of chemotherapy, endocrine therapy, biological agents, and technical radiotherapy.

Dr Kancherla has experience of being an investigator in clinical trials. He has published articles in peer-reviewed cancer journals and also contributed to abstracts presented at national and international scientific meetings.

Dr Kancherla’s practice philosophy is to use personalised medicine and a multi-disciplinary team approach – recommending treatments according to each individual patient’s circumstances based on scientific evidence and making the best use of the expertise of key professionals involved in the various aspects of overall patient care.


  • Chemotherapy
  • Endocrine therapy
  • Biological agents
  • Technical radiotherapy


  • Breast cancer
  • Urological cancers

NHS Hospital / current post(s)

  • Consultant Oncologist, University Hospitals of Leicester

Research interests

  • Clinical trials in breast cancer and urological cancer

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR)