Dr Khin Thway

Consultant Histopathologist MBBS BSc MD(Res) FRCPath

Specialism: Pathology

Available at: Chelsea

Special interests:

  • soft tissue sarcoma


Dr Khin Thway is a Consultant Histopathologist to the Sarcoma Unit, the Paediatrics Unit and the Head and Neck Unit at The Royal Marsden. She qualified in medicine from the University of London, and undertook her general histopathology training at University College London Hospitals and The Royal Marsden, with subsequent fellowship training in the surgical pathology of soft-tissue tumours under Professor Cyril Fisher at The Royal Marsden.

Dr Thway’s research interests are in all types of adult and paediatric soft-tissue tumours, and include clinicopathologic correlations, the application of novel diagnostic immunohistochemical markers and the molecular mechanisms underlying the development of these rare tumours. In addition to her diagnostic practice, she is the Sarcoma Pathologist for the Sarcoma Molecular Pathology Team at the Institute of Cancer Research, led by Dr Janet Shipley.

Dr Thway publishes widely in the field of soft tissue sarcoma, and in the last five years has authored or co-authored over 100 scientific articles, including more than 60 peer-reviewed publications and over 30 book chapters on benign and malignant soft-tissue lesions. She is also co-author of two textbooks on diagnostic surgical pathology of soft-tissue tumours.

See a list of Dr Thway’s publications on Pubmed.

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