- sarcoma radiotherapy
- sarcoma chemotherapy
Dr Aisha Miah has both a private and an NHS practice at The Royal Marsden. She is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. She was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist to the Sarcoma Unit in 2011.
She qualified from St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1998 and completed her general medical training in Canterbury and London. She completed her specialist oncology training at Guys and Thomas’s, The Royal Marsden and the South East.
On completion of her specialist training in 2008, Dr Miah was awarded a clinical research fellowship to undertake a PhD at The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research into the application of advanced radiotherapy technologies in head and neck cancer. Her research has been presented and published internationally. She was awarded her PhD in 2012. On completion of her research fellowship, Dr Miah was awarded the Dr Karol Sicher Fellowship by the Royal College of Radiologist and a travel scholarship by the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology to gain further experience in the management of soft tissue sarcomas at MD Anderson Cancer Centre, USA and the Netherlands Cancer Institute.
Dr Miah is actively involved in clinical research evaluating the role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in soft tissue sarcomas, with particular interests in advanced radiotherapy technologies such as intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy, and adaptive planning to improve accuracy and reduce toxicity. Her current research interests include the assessment of functional imaging for radiotherapy planning and the combination of biological agents with radiotherapy.