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Nihal Shah, Consultant in Clinical Oncology, Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, London

Nihal Shah - Cancer specialist
Dr Nihal Shah is a London based cancer specialist. Dr Shah’s interests are in the management of breast cancer, lung cancer and head and neck cancers.  He is able to advise on the treatment for unknown primary cancers and has an interest in both radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Dr Shah is Consultant Clinical Oncologist at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and the East and North Herts NHS Trust hospitals.  He is the Assistant Clinical Director to the Cancer Centre.
Dr Shah is active in clinical trial participation, is an investigator for a number for local cancer studies and is an advisor to pharmaceutical companies on relevant cancer strategies.  He is an advisor to the Health Care Commission and the cancer strategy for head and neck tumours. Dr Shah has advised BACUP, dedicated websites for cancer information and ethnic minority groups for cancer care information.


  • MBBS (Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School)        
  • First Class Honours BSc Pathology
  • Gold medallist FRCR (I)
  • MD (University of London)



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Dr Nihal Shah
Consultant in Clinical Oncology
Mount Vernon Cancer Centre
Telephone: +44 (0) 1923 844308

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