Dr Albert Edwards is a highly experienced consultant clinical oncologist based in Canterbury and sees patients at BMI The Chaucer Hospital and Genesis Care in Maidstone. Dr Edwards also sees patients at Kent and Canterbury Hospital and is a member of the prostate brachytherapy team at Maidstone Hospital.
Dr Edwards delivers non-surgical treatments to people with urological cancers. His specialist interests are image-guided IMRT radiotherapy, prostate brachytherapy, inserting SpaceOAR hydrogel spacers for patients receiving prostate radiotherapy, as well as prostate brachytherapy.
He undertook a radiation oncology clinical fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto in Canada where he gained extensive knowledge regarding image-guided intensity modulated radiotherapy. He also completed training at the Royal Free Hospital and later a prostate brachytherapy fellowship at the Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford. During his time there, he spent two years performing real-time prostate seed implant procedures and ran a phase 2S clinical study of focal prostate brachytherapy. This is the third trial of its type in the world.
Dr Edwards undertook his specialist oncology training in Essex and London, working at well-known institutions such as the Royal Marsden Hospital Chelsea, Southend Hospital, St. Bartholomew's Hospital and University College London Hospital. He is a principal investigator for several clinical trials in urological and colorectal cancers, his research is published in renowned medical journals.