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Dr Nick Plowman, Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Specialist Details
Full name

Dr Nick Plowman




Consultant Clinical Oncologist


Oncology - clinical (radiation), Gamma Knife Surgery,

Site specialisation

Focal radiation methods

Site specialisation 2
Clinical interests

Brain (stereotactic radiosurgery), tumours and childhood tumours, focal radiation methods.

Background Information

Dr Nick Plowman is an authority on the optimal management of cancer and leads one of the country's foremost teams tackling all cancers. He is one of the country's most experienced cancer physicians and, with his clinical team, has introduced new medical therapies, which are now standard practice. He has also introduced radiation techniques that have been initially pioneering and later best standard practice. He has a particular interest in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

Languages spoken


Regular Cromwell clinics


Clinic days

Mon: pmTue: Wed: pmThurs: pmFri: pm/eveSat:

Appointments telephone number

020 7460 5626/7

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



The Royal College of Radiologists, The Royal College of Physicians

NHS hospitals

St Bart's/Great Ormond St


Senior Clinical Oncologist, Dept of Haematology and Oncology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street

Research interests
Key published papers

Bourton E, Plowman PN, Smith D, Arlett CF, Parris CN.Prolonged expression of the?-H2AX DNA repair biomarker correlates with excess acute and chronic toxicity from radiotherapy treatment. Int J Cancer. 2011 Dec 15;129(12):2928-34. 
Martin AGR, Cowley IR, Taylor BA, Cassoni AM, Landau D, Plowman PN. Stereotactic Radiosurgery X1X. Spinal radiosurgery - referral patterns and early experience from the first year of UK practice Brit J Neurosurg 2012: 26 (1), 53-58 
Smith D, Macdougal N, Sibtain A, Powell ME, Plowman PN. First quinquennial review of intensity modulated radiotherapy at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Clin Oncol. 22: 666-674. 2010 
Ulus-Senguloglu, G, Arlett C, Plowman PN, Parnell J, Parris CN. Artemis overexpression in human diploid fibroblast cells is associated with cellular radiosensitivity and increased apoptosis. B J Cancer Br J Cancer. 2012 Oct 23;107(9):1506-13. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2012.443 
GK Eminowicz, R Raman, J Conibear, PN Plowman. JLO 13172 Bevacizumab for vestibular schwannomas in neurofibromatosis type 2. The Journal of Laryngology and Otology, 2012 volume 126, issue 01, pp. 79-82. This article won the journal prize for 2012 


Media coverage

Our consultants regularly contribute to hospital publications, as well as national newspaper articles and television coverage.