Consultant Profile

Dr Angus Robinson

Dr Angus Robinson MB BS, MRCP, FRCR
Practicing at:
The Montefiore Hospital
  • Oncology
    • Bladder cancer
    • Prostate cancer
    • Upper gastrointestinal cancer
Special clinical interests:
  • Technical specialist radiotherapy techniques in prostate cancer including the use of high dose brachytherapy
  • Specialist in castration resistant prostate cancer systemic treatments
  • Clinical lead in specialist oesophagogastric upper gastrointestinal multi-disciplinary meeting
  • Co lead for the cancer division in the KSS clinical research network
Research interests:
  • Principle investigator in multi NIHR cancer research trials and commercial studies
  • Local lead for prostate cancer research including studies on novel treatments for advanced prostate cancer
  • Principle investigator for several successfully recruiting studies in upper GI malignancies in East Sussex
Current NHS and /or university posts:

  • Co Divisional Lead for Cancer Research within the KSS (Kent, Surrey & Sussex) Clinical Research Network
  • Lead Uro-oncology Researcher for Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Clinical Lead for the Upper Gastrointestinal Specialist Multidisciplinary Meeting
  • Medical Scientific Advisor for the PCaSO Group (support group for prostate cancer patients)
Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

  • Royal College of Radiologist
  • European Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncologists (ESTRO)
  • British Euro Oncology Group (BUG)
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Dr. Angus Robinson has been a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Brighton and Sussex since 2006.  His oncology training included four years in Oxford, two years working as an overseas oncologist with VSO in Kampala, Uganda and one year of specialist training in Edinburgh Cancer Centre.  His medical degree prior to this was at Nottingham University.

Having done an early physician Senior House Officer job at the Oncology Centre in Barts Hospital, he then sub specialised in oncology working in a variety of cancer centres.

His specialist interests currently are prostate cancer, looking after all stages of this disease from monitoring and active surveillance, hormonal treatment and specialist radiotherapy treatments for localised disease including IMRT, IGRT external beam radiotherapy and high dose rate brachytherapy.  He also looks after all stages of advanced prostate cancer and has a specialist interest in castration resistant metastatic disease and the novel treatments that have been developed recently in the management of this.  He is the principle investigator for a number of local and national and international trials looking at improving outcomes in advanced prostate cancer. 

Looking after urological malignancies, he also care for patients with bladder and renal cancer.

He is the specialist lead for the upper gastrointestinal multi-disciplinary meeting which runs a county wide Sussex oesophagogastric weekly specialist discussion recommending the most appropriate staging investigations, surgical and non surgical treatment options for patients with oesophageal cancer.   His clinical upper gastrointestinal cancers includes the management of all patients from East Sussex (Eastbourne and Hastings catchment) with tumours of the pancreas, biliary system, oesophagus and stomach.

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