19 May 2018
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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Ioanna Nixon at Spire include:
Head and neck oncology
I am a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of Head and Neck cancers, base of skull tumours and soft tissue and bone sarcomas. I have been a Consultant Oncologist at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh since 2013. Prior to this appointment I worked as a senior researcher at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, doing a three year fellowship in complex radiotherapy techniques, including stereotactic radiotherapy, IMRT-IGRT for brain, lung tumours and soft tissue sarcomas.
I have a particular focus on the management of patients requiring complex radiotherapy, conformal high precision radiotherapy for head and neck tumours and adults with soft tissue and bone tumours. I also specialise in combined chemoradaiation treatment for Head and Neck tumours, as well as targeted therapies and immunotherapy treatment for Head and Neck cancers.
I have published in the area of conformal radiation techniques and is actively involved in clinical research in Head and Neck Cancers and Sarcomas.
I have been rewarded with a PhD in Radiotherapy in 2013.
I am a member of National and International societies including the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer, British Head and Neck Group and is national sarcoma Lead for Scotland.
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Medical Protection Society
Royal College of Radiology (RCR)
Hellenic Society of Clinical Oncology
Consultant Clinical Oncologist Head and Neck/Sarcoma
Clinical Lead for Head and Neck in Edinburgh Cancer Centre
Radiotherapy Lead for Sarcomas n Edinburgh Cancer Centre
Deputy National Sarcoma Lead for Scotland
I am currently pursuing an MPH in Epidemiology as distant learning programme with the University of Liverpool. In my free time I spend quality time with my family and organise outdoor activities with my son.Back to top