Dr Shanmugasundaram Ramkumar

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Ramkumar is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in Head and Neck cancer, Skull Base Tumours, GI cancers based in Southampton.
He wasTraining Programme Director, Speciality Training Board Member, RCR Faculty Board Member, IMRT Lead, IORT Lead, SRS lead, Clinical Leaders Forum Board Member-Genesis Care, Medical Director-Proton Therapy, National e-Proton Steering Group Member, Specialist Advisor for Quality Care Commission, Expert Reviewer for National Institute for Health Research Evaluation, Reviewer for Journal of Clinical Oncology, Senate Member CRG Complex Head & Neck cancer, National Cancer Peer Review Member, Radiotherapy Clinical Reference Group for NHS England, Clinical Expert for NICE and Chair-Head and Neck cancer-Wessex Strategic Clinical Network. He is final FRCR Examiner and co-chair of Education sub-committee GI cancers at International Particle Therapy Co-operative Group
He is Principal Investigator for several national & International Clinical Trials in cancers, project Consultant for LLLT studies at University of Hong Kong and pioneered LLLT and Intraoperative Electron Radiotherapy in UK.

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Radiotherapy developments in management of recurrent rectal cancers

Recurrent rectal cancers are complex and difficult to manage and traditionally these were treated with surgery or palliative intent. However newer treatment modalities using Intraoperative electron radiotherapy (IOERT) and Proton. Beam Therapy (PBT) in treatment of these complex cancers are now used to treat such complex recurrent rectal cancers which can lead to improved local control and better clinical outcomes.


  • Professor Noel Clarke: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Professor Noel Clarke
    The Christie and Salford Royal Hospitals, Manchester UK

    Improving Prostate Cancer Outcomes Through Cancer Trials

  • Geeta Shetty, MBBS, MS(Gen.Surg), DNB(Gen.Surg), DM, FRCS(Gen.Surg): Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Geeta Shetty, MBBS, MS(Gen.Surg), DNB(Gen.Surg), DM, FRCS(Gen.Surg)
    Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

    Chest Wall Perforator Flaps for Partial Breast Reconstruction

  • Dr Penny Kechagioglou: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Dr Penny Kechagioglou
    GenesisCare UK

    Breast cancer Service of the Future: a service transformation

  • Lucinda Billingham: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Lucinda Billingham
    University of Birmingham - Cancer Research Clinical Trials Unit

    National Lung Matrix Trial: testing multiple novel targeted treatments

  • Malcolm Wilson: Speaking at the Oncology Convention

    Malcolm Wilson
    The Colorectal & Peritoneal Oncology Centre, The Christie Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

    Cytoreduction and HIPEC in the treatment of peritoneal disease from appendiceal and colorectal tumours