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Dr Frank Saran


Sub speciality
Neuro Oncology

0207 034 8181



NHS Base
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Frank Saran was appointed as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist at The Royal Marsden in 2001 and is the head of the Neuro-Oncology Unit at The Marsden. Prior to this appointment he worked as a Consultant Clinical Oncology at Velindre Hospital, Cardiff focussing on the management of primary CNS and spinal cord tumours as well as non-conformal radiotherapy for children with malignant tumours. His academic and clinical focus is the management of patients requiring complex radiotherapy,conformal high-precision radiotherapy aiming to maximise tumour control while minimising the risk of potential long term side effects as well as novel systemic therapy approaches in primary CNS tumours. He has been involved in many aspects of clinical research in the past 15 years and continuously participates in the development if trial protocols. He is the principal and c0-investigator in several Phase I, II and III trials.
He has published widely in high impact journals and has contributed to a significant number of textbooks. In addition he has been regularly giving invited lectures on his subjects of expertise both internationally and nationally. He is member of many societies and national working groups including ESTRO, RCR, CCLG, NCRI Paediatric CNS tumour group and SIOP-E Brain Tumour Working Group.