Prof Stephen Chan

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Prof. Stephen Chan DM FRCP FRCR Consultant Oncologist City Hospital Nottingham Director of Clinical Trials in Breast and Gynaecological Cancers, University Hospitals, Nottingham Clinical lead in Breast and Gynaecological Cancers, University Hospitals Nottingham Specialist interest Breast Cancer Gynaecological Cancers Expertise in Hormone Treatment Chemotherapy Radiotherapy, Prof. Chan qualified in Nottingham University medical school. 

He started his training in Oncology at Oxford and his research project into Oncogenes at Cambridge MRC and Imperial College London. He returned to Nottingham after working at the Christie Hospital Manchester. He took up his current post in 1989. Between 1995-2000 he chaired the Mid Trent postgraduate educational board. He is a member of national and international research groups including ASCO, EORTC (Gynae group) and the British Breast Group. 

He is the author of over 110 peer reviewed scientific papers and principal author of studies in the development of new treatments including Docetaxol and targeting therapy. Prof. Chan is a member of numerous national and international steering committees for clinical trials. He is currently the Director of Clinical Trials in Breast and Gynaecological research at Nottingham University Hospitals where he works closely with his Radiology, Pathology and Surgical colleagues. He is a board member of the Maggie’s charity in Nottingham.  

Professional Memberships

  • British Breast Group
  • EORTC Breast & Gynae
  • British Gynae Cancer Group
  • Scottish Gynae Cancer Group
  • Scientific Committee
  • Nottingham International Breast Conference
  • Clinical Lecturer Nottingham University
  • Education Board in Clinical Oncology Royal College of Radiology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Visiting Professor of Cancer Medicine Nottingham Trent University  

Clinical Interests

  • Breast
  • Male and female breast
  • Gynaecological Cancers – ovarian, cervical, uterine, endometrial
  • Radiotherapy to include IMRT, SD-IORT, IGRT, breath holding, brachytherapy and tomotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Targeted therapy

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