Simon N. Powell, MD, PhD, FRCP

Radiation Oncologist

Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Radiation Oncology

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Simon N. Powell, MD, PhD, FRCP -- Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology; Enid A. Haupt Chair in Radiation Oncology

About Me

My major interests involve the treatment of breast cancer. These include: the role of DNA repair deficiencies in human breast cancer; breast cancer genetics and the function of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 proteins; optimization of combined modality therapy for breast cancer; partial breast irradiation techniques for early stage breast cancer; optimization of radiation therapy planning and delivery for advanced breast cancer.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Radiation Oncology; Breast Cancer
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, PhD, University of London (UK)
  • Residencies: Hammersmith Hospital; Whittington Hospital (UK)
  • Fellowships: Royal Marsden Hospital (UK); Harvard Medical School
  • Board Certifications: Radiation Oncology; Internal Medicine (UK)

My Research

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Clinical Trials

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