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Dr Mehmet Sen

Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Prof Dr (TR), FRCR (UK)

"The atmosphere at Spire Elland Hospital is so supportive and entire staff is committed to each patients’ treatment."

Practising at

Spire Elland Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Mehmet Sen at Spire include:

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Professional profile

I completed my medical and specialist radiotherapy training in Istanbul, Turkey. I later sub-specialised in the treatment of head and neck cancer and was appointed Professor of Radiation Oncology and Clinical Lead for the Head and Neck Cancer Unit at Dokuz Eylul University Medical School in Izmir, Turkey.

I moved to the UK in 2004, joining Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust as Consultant Clinical Oncologist. As a part of my role, I support the Huddersfield and Calderdale breast multi-disciplinary team, delivering radiotherapy for breast cancer. I also specialises in head and neck cancer and is lead clinician for the radiotherapy service.

I have treated over 2,000 breast cancer patients over the last 12 year period in Yorkshire in both my NHS and private practice.

I have an honorary contract with Leeds University and published widely and retain my academic interest in the use of chemo-radiation to treat head and neck cancers. I actively involved in a number of national and international research networks and groups, including the UK National Cancer Research Network and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.

Clinical Interests

Oncology
Breast cancer
Head and neck oncology

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Media Coverage

Yorkshire Evening Post - Best of Health Awards
August 2012

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Qualification and professional memberships

MD / Izmir Turkey / 1985
Medical Doctor


Professional memberships

General Medical Council
Royal College of Radiology
European Society of Radiation Oncology
British Head and Neck Oncology
Turkish Radiation Oncology Society


Professional leadership

Currently Head and Neck specific non surgical oncology team leader at Leeds Cancer Centre
Ex-Chairman of NCRI Head and Neck CSG Systemic Treatment and Radiotherapy subgroup (2006-2011)
EORTC Head and neck Cancer radiotherapy subgroup (2011-2015)

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust

Honorary Senior Lecturer

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Personal Profile

I am currently a FA licensed football coach for Wigton Moor Junior football club. I like travelling around Europe and continue to play football and taking part in super masters international football competitions.

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Private contact details

Telephone For appointments at Spire Elland 01422 324041 or 01422 324020

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