Urological, prostate, kidney, bladder, skin cancer, palliative
- Urological cancers
- hormonal and biological therapy
Current NHS post
University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire
- Royal College of Physicians London
- Royal College of Radiologists London
- British Uro-Oncology Group
Profile of Dr Andrew Chan
Dr Chan graduated with Honours from the University of Birmingham Medical School. He also completed a BMedSci in Physiology, medical membership examinations of the Royal College of Physicians and further specialised in oncology with the completion of fellowship examinations of the Royal College of Radiologists. Following specialist training in oncology, he completed a fellowship at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto Canada, becoming highly competent in advanced radiotherapy techniques such as Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT), Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) and Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT).
He is currently a consultant oncologist with a specialist interest in urological cancers using advanced radiotherapy techniques, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy and targeted biological agents. Since 2011, he has expanded the IMRT service at his NHS Post with the implementation of IGRT, Adaptive Radiotherapy, VMAT and SBRT.
Dr Chan has authored a number of peer-reviewed articles as well as written a book chapter in oncology. He is also the principal investigator for several phase 3 clinical trials and is an active trial recruiter to advanced radiotherapy trials.