Patrizia Porcu Dr.

Specialities
Radiation Oncology
Oncology
Languages
Fluent English, Fluent Italian, Basic Spanish

Core competencies

Advanced Radiotherapy treatment for the following malignant diseases:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Gastro-Intestinal Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Gynaecological Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Lymphoma Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumour

Profile

Nationality
Italian
Summary
Dr Porcu is an established oncologist within the areas of breast, gastrointestinal, head and neck, prostate, brain, gynaecological, skin and thyroid cancers. She is experienced in the management of all malignant diseases, combining chemotherapeutic agents with advanced radiotherapy techniques.
Dr Porcu graduated from the prestigious La Cattolica University, Rome in 2005 and obtained her speciality degree in Radiotherapy and Oncology from the University La Sapienza, Rome in 2009.
She has been instrumental in developing advanced radiotherapy treatment techniques such as Intensity and Volumetric Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT-VMAT), Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT), Stereotactic Radiosurgery using Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT), Breath Hold Radiotherapy, Carbon Ions Therapy and Proton Therapy.
In 2010, Dr Porcu was awarded a grant from the European Institute of Oncology, for a clinical research project on hypo-fractioned treatments in breast cancer. As a result, she has become a leading authority in the field of intra-operative radiation therapy in breast cancer.
In the same year, Dr. Procu also became a consultant in Radiation Oncology working closely with the European Institute of Oncology in Milan (IEO) and the Italian National Centre for Hadrontherapy.
Dr Porcu has written a number of published articles and she also actively participated in ongoing clinical trials particularly related to breast cancer, prostate cancer and gastrointestinal malignancies.
In 2016, Dr Porcu was enrolled into the United Kingdom’s General Medical Council Specialist Register as a Clinical Oncologist. She also worked at Royal Free Hospital, London, as a consultant in Clinical Oncology and was the Oncology lead in several multidisciplinary team meetings and developed protocols within departments.
She is an active member of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), the British Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Italian Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (AIRO).

Qualification

MD, CCT

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