Mehran Afshar, PhD, MB BS(Lond), MRCP(UK), PGDip(Onc), is a consultant oncologist at St George's University Hospitals, London, UK, specializing in the management of urological malignancies; he is also the Clinical Lead for Acute Oncology Services and Lead for Undergraduate Education in Oncology.
He studied medicine at Barts & The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, and completed his PhD on electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) analysis in urologic oncology at Warwick University, Warwick, UK.
Dr Afshar’s research interests include big data research, cancer informatics, biomarkers in cancer, and psycho-oncology, focusing on prostate, bladder, kidney, and penile cancers.
He believes in a multi-faceted approach to cancer research and the care of the patient with cancer, integrating scientific, holistic, and technological interventions into an overarching therapeutic paradigm. He has over 50 publications and international presentations in his specialist fields.
Date of preparation: April 2020