Dr Nicholas Van As
- Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Dr Nicholas Van As qualified in medicine in 1995 in South Africa and completed specialist training in clinical oncology at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research.
Dr Van As specialises in urological and gastrointestinal cancers. He has research interests in risk prediction in early prostate cancer, functional MRI, and image-guided and hypo-fractionated radiotherapy. He has published numerous papers and delivered presentations at international meetings.
Dr Van As is the clinical lead for CyberKnife at The Royal Marsden and is on the international programme committee for CyberKnife research. CyberKnife is an exciting new technology which allows the accurate delivery of high-dose image-guided radiotherapy. It has been operational at The Royal Marsden since summer 2011.
Dr Van As organises and chairs the GP Education Series, a programme of one-day seminars covering aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment and research relevant to GPs.