Professor Karol Sikora

Clinical oncologist in London


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Professional statement

Professor Karol Sikora is a world-leading cancer specialist based in London, with expertise in a wide range of different cancers including breast, lymphoma and prostate. He is also part of a new, enlarging cancer network being constructed by Amethyst Radiotherapy UK from their neuro-oncology hub and gamma-knife centre in Queen Square. He offers second opinions for complex cancers which include genomic analysis so bringing the latest results from the world of research personalise further treatment in a unique way.

With a rich academic background, Professor Sikora obtained his medical degree from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, before embarking on his clinical training at Middlesex Hospital, London. He furthered his research endeavours as an MRC Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge, where he completed a PhD under the supervision of Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner.

Professor Sikora's contributions to cancer research are extensive, with over 500 published papers and 20 books, including the renowned 'Treatment of Cancer,' now in its eighth edition. His book, 'Cancer: The key to getting the best care - making the system work for you,' published in 2023, serves as a valuable resource for cancer patients and their families. In addition to his clinical and research roles, Professor Sikora has been recognised for his leadership and advocacy in healthcare.

As a testament to his dedication, he has received several accolades throughout his career. As a member of the British Medical Association and other professional organisations, Professor Sikora remains committed to advancing cancer care and improving outcomes for patients across the UK. 

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