Dr M. Rafiqul Islam



GMC number: 6137349


Clinical Oncology

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Dr Islam, Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialises in all the non-surgical treatments for Gastrointestinal and Lung cancers.

He treats lung and GI cancers using chemotherapy, biological therapy, Immunotherapy, data from genome analysis and state-of-the-art radiotherapy techniques including MRL (ViewRay) and Proton Therapy. He is able to offer the combination of the above modalities and liaise with surgeons to offer a unique package for each patient. He specialises in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) for oligo-metastases and oligo-progressive disease in all types of cancer. He has been involved in Lung and GI cancer trials as Principal and Coinvestigator and published in many peer-reviewed journals including The Green Journals. He has presented his work in national and international meetings.

He completed his Specialist Oncology training in many centres of excellence including Royal Marsden Hospital and Guy’s Hospital and obtained his Diploma in Oncology from the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London. He was awarded the Brian Wither Travel Grant and Patricia McGregor Travel Fellowship to present his work in Florida, USA regarding precision Radiotherapy (SABR/SBRT).

Alongside his work as a clinical oncologist, Dr Islam is a core member of the expert group which authored the Radiotherapy for Lung Cancer for East of England and chair of the protocol writing committee for Rectal and Anal Cancer. He is also the guest Author for Breast Cancer Care.

Special interests

  • Gastro-intestinal tract
  • Lung cancer
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Personalised Medicine
  • Precision Radiotherapy including SABR, SRS and Proton Therapy

Treatments and tests offered by Dr M. Rafiqul Islam at Nuffield Health

  • Chemotherapy

Locations Dr M. Rafiqul Islam works with

Related experience


  • GMC
  • RCR
  • RCP
  • ESMO

Other posts held

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Mid and South Essex NHS Trust

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