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020 3311 8427

Amy Rice, secretary

Background

Dr Waqar Saleem is a consultant clinical oncologist. He trained on the north west London training scheme, qualifying for FRCR. He obtained a masters in oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research. He treats tumours originating in the brain, spinal cord, prostate, bladder and skin.

He has a special interest in the management of brain secondaries and is qualified to deliver stereotactic radiosurgery and radiotherapy for these tumours. Dr Saleem also delivers post-operative radiotherapy for keloid scars.

He is an enthusiastic teacher and one of the oncology unit training leads.

Expertise

Pituitary tumours, spinal tumours, prostate cancer, stereotactic radiotherapy/radiosurgery for brain lesions

Research & publications

Extreme hypofractionated external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer - comparison of cyberknife & VMAT (MSc dissertation) 

Identifying palliative radiotherapy in a national radiotherapy dataset – a single centre pilot study: poster presentation at Sharing the Vision for World-class Radiotherapy, Manchester, March 2017 

Classification using real-world Radiotherapy Dataset – multi-institution project; submitted to Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD) conference February 2018 

Prevalence of vasomotor and psychological symptoms in prostate cancer patients receiving hormonal therapy - results from a single institution experience: poster presentation at ASCO 2014 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. JCO Abstract 2014:283 Vol 32 No 4 February Supplement

IMRT-SIB for treating the prostate and pelvic nodes in high risk localised and locally advanced prostate cancer: experience of first 100 patients: poster presentation at NCRI - Nov. 2014

Glynne-Jones R, Saleem W, Harrison M, Mawdsley S, Hall M. Background and current treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the anus. Oncol Ther. 2016;4(2):135-72 

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