Dr Rob Hughes

Consultant Oncologist

Practising at

Spire Bushey Hospital

Spire Harpenden Hospital

Elstree Cancer Centre

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Rob Hughes at Spire include:


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Professional profile

I am a Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of pelvic cancers especially prostate, bladder and colorectal cancer. I have a particular interest in the use of targeted radiotherapy IMRT and IGRT and also in brachytherapy for prostate cancer. I am able to provide chemotherapy and hormone treatments at both Spire Harpenden Hospital and at Mount Vernon Hospital, plus radiotherapy treatments at both the Cancer Partners radiotherapy unit in Elstree or at Mount Vernon Hospital.

I work as part of the urology and colorectal cancer multidisciplinary teams based in North Hertfordshire treating patients with both localised and advanced tumours within a multidisciplinary group with support from my surgical, radiological and nursing colleagues.

Clinical Interests

Bowel cancer
Prostate cancer

Special Clinical Interests: Image guided radiotherapy, brachytherapy, chemotherapy and targeted cancer treatments

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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists

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Financial Interests

Holds less than 0.1% of the shares in Spire Healthcare Group plc.

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Private contact details

Telephone 0800 585 112
Website http://www.theprostatepractice.com/
Private secretary Sheila Coady
Private secretary telephone 07904 046 308
Private secretary fax 02038 262 435