Dr M Rafiqul Islam

Consultant Clinical Oncologist
MBBS, MRCP (UK), FRCR

Specialises in

  • Clinical oncology
  • Cancer tests
  • Immunotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
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Practising at

Clinic times:
Tuesday: 5.30pm - 6.30pm

An initial consultation with Dr M Rafiqul Islam is from £200.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr M Rafiqul Islam at Spire include:

Other treatments

  • Immunotherapy
  • Precision radiotherapy (SBRT/SABR)
  • Targeted therapy
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Professional profile

I specialise in treating colorectal, lung and Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) and I completed my specialist oncology training at Royal Marsden Hospital and Guy’s Hospital and obtained my diploma in oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), in London.

I am the Clinical Oncologist in the Radiotherapy Quality Assurance group at Southend University Hospital. I am also the Lung SABR co-lead at Southend Hospital and am the principal investigator for lung and colorectal cancer trials. I took my primary medical qualification in 2001 at Dhaka University.

I was awarded the Brian Wither Travel Grant and Patricia McGregor Travel Fellowship to present my work in Florida, USA, regarding precision Radiotherapy (SABR/SBRT).

Additional languages spoken: Bengali, Urdu, Hindi.

General Medical Council Number: C6137349

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Bowel cancer
Chemotherapy
Gastrointestinal cancer
Lung cancer
Radiotherapy

Special clinical interests: Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP)

Qualification and professional memberships

FRCR / London / 2015
Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists
FRCR is a degree given to Radiologists who specialise in oncology.


Professional memberships

Member of the General Medical Council (GMC)
Member of Royal College of Radiologists (RCR)
Member of the European Society of Medical Oncologists (ESMO)
Member of the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO)
Member of MDDUS (Professional Indemnity for Drs)


Professional leadership

The Lung SABR co-lead at Southend University Hospital
Lead oncologist to treat colorectal and anal cancer at Mid Essex Hospital Trust (MEHT)

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Research and publications


Articles

Dean J, Welsh L, Wong K, Aleksic A, Dunne E, Islam MR, Nutting C et.al. Normal Tissue Complication Probability (NTCP) Modelling of Severe Acute Mucositis using a Novel Oral Mucosal Surface Organ at Risk. Clinical Oncology. 29 (2017) 263-273
Jan 2017

Sacco K, Muhammad A, Saleem W, Alshaker H, Monzon L, Islam MR, Pchejetski D. Leptomeningeal carcinomatosis as primary presentation of relapse in breast cancer (review). 2016 Aug;12(2):779-782.Oncology Letters.
16/06/2016

Dean J, Welsh L, Mcquaid D, Wong K, Aleksic A, Dunne E, Islam MR, Nutting C et.al. Assessment of fully-automated atlas-based segmentation of novel oral mucosal surface organ-at-risk. Radiotherapy and Oncology.2016 Apr; 119(1): 166–171.Epub 2016 Feb 19.
19/02/2016

Kunene V, Miscoria M, Pirrie S, Islam MR, Afshar M, Porfiri E. Sarcomatoid Renal Cell Carcinoma: Clinical Outcome and Survival After Treatment with Sunitinib. Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 2014 Aug;12(4): 251–5.
27/12/2013

Islam R, Lander F, Newbold K. Review of compliance with guidelines for risk stratification in low risk thyroid cancer at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Published as Abstract. Clinical ONCOLOGY.
29/06/2017

Current NHS posts

Consultant Oncologist at Southend University Hospital NHS Trust and Mid Essex Hospital, Broomfield

Personal profile

I enjoy spending my spare time with my wife and three children and also enjoy gardening and travelling.

Contact information

Telephone Spire Wellesley 01702 447 921
Private secretary Danielle Cooper
Private secretary telephone 07368504396
Private secretary email Danielle.cooper6@nhs.net
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