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Specialities

  • Breast
  • Lung
  • Proton Beam Therapy
  • Unknown Primary

Biography

Dr Masinghe graduated in medicine from the University of Dundee in 2003 and completed specialist clinical oncology training at The Edinburgh Cancer Centre.

Following completing specialist clinical oncology training, Dr Masinghe completed a one-year fellowship at The Wellington Blood and Cancer Centre, New Zealand in 2013, where she gained extensive experience in breast radiotherapy. She has been a consultant clinical oncologist at James Cook University Hospital, South Tees NHS Trust since 2016 and also delivers cancer care at the Darlington and Bishop Auckland General Hospitals.  Dr Masinghe is also experienced in treating lung, breast, and cancer of unknown primary, and is proficient in delivering both radiotherapy and systemic therapy to these cancer sites.

Proton Beam Therapy

This consultant has received training from the Rutherford Cancer Centres in the delivery of proton beam therapy. The programme, Proton Therapy Clinical Education, in conjunction with The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and IBA, the leading proton beam therapy solutions manufacturer, involves oncologists gaining practical experience in Penn’s Roberts Proton Therapy Center – one of the world’s leading centres of proton therapy research and expertise.

Memberships

General Medical Council

 

Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologist

Member of the Royal College of Physicians

Research interests

Dr Sanjana Masinghe is passionate about research and is currently the primary investigator for leading international trials within South Tees/Darlington Trust for both Lung and Breast Cancer.

Declaration

  1. Dr Sanjana Masinghe does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Dr Sanjana Masinghe does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Dr Sanjana Masinghe does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or on behalf of Rutherford Cancer Centres or Rutherford Health plc.

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