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  • Breast
  • Proton Beam Therapy


Dr Sanjay Raj’s special interest is the treatment of breast cancer with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biological and endocrine treatments. He also has an interest in new radiotherapy techniques including IMRT and image guided radiotherapy.

Dr Raj qualified in 1998 at UCL, Royal Free Hospital.  He completed his specialist Oncology Training at Adddenbrooke's Hospital Cambridge and was awarded his FRCR in 2007.  Dr Raj has been a Consultant Oncologist in the Wessex region since 2009. He is a principal investigator on over ten National Cancer Research Institute trials, including the IMPORT HIGH trial, TARGIT and FAST-Forward. He is also principal investigator of trials studying systemic and biological agents, including the PARTNER, ARTemis and SafeHER studies. Dr Raj is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust in addition to a consultant at Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley.

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.


Royal College of Radiologists

Royal College of Physicians

American Society of Clinical Oncology

General Medical Council


  1. Dr Sanjay Raj does not hold a share or financial interest in the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  2. Dr Sanjay Raj does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at the Rutherford Cancer Centres or another Rutherford Health plc company.
  3. Dr Sanjay Raj 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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