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Conditions treated by Dr. Angus Dalgleish

A medical oncologist is trained to treat different types of cancer using chemotherapy and other medications, such as immunotherapy and targeted therapy. The medical oncologist designs a treatment plan after consultation with doctors from other disciplines. The doctor completely evaluates the nature of cancer and then treats cancer through various methods like chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and targeted therapy. Listed below are some of the conditions that Dr. Angus Dalgleish treats:

  • Brain Cancers- Astrocytoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Certain Types of Cancer that have been Resistant to Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment (e.g. Melanoma)
  • Colorectal or Colon Cancer
  • Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumors
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Oral or Mouth Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Mixed Gliomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Breast and Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Oligodendrogliomas
  • Brain Cancer
  • Ependymomas
  • Breast Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer

Signs and Symptoms treated by Dr. Angus Dalgleish

The earlier doctors detect cancer, the sooner the treatment can start. So it is vital to know the common types of cancer and some of their warning signs. There are more than 90 types of cancer, and some of them are more common than others. This depends on your gender, age, and racial or ethnic group. If you have any of the below-listed symptoms, your primary care doctor may refer you to a medical oncologist:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Weight changes, including unintended loss or gain
  • Fatigue
  • Persistent, unexplained fevers or night sweats
  • Changes in bowel or bladder habits
  • Persistent, unexplained muscle or joint pain
  • Unexplained bleeding or bruising
  • Persistent cough or trouble breathing
  • Skin changes, such as yellowing, darkening or redness of the skin, sores that won't heal, or changes to existing moles
  • Lump or area of thickening that can be felt under the skin
  • Persistent indigestion or discomfort after eating
  • Hoarseness

Operating Hours of Dr. Angus Dalgleish

Dr Angus Dalgleish works from 11 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday). The doctor is not available on Sunday. Call the doctor or his attendant to confirm his/her availability because the doctor may not be available due to some personal reasons or any emergencies.

Popular Procedures performed by Dr. Angus Dalgleish

The below-listed popular procedures that Dr. Angus Dalgleish performs are:

  • Chemotherapy

In chemotherapy, a medical oncologist uses chemicals to kill cancer cells in the body. Chemotherapy might be given with an aim to treat cancer or to prolong life or reduce symptoms. Hormone therapy is a procedure that uses medicines to stop or lower the amount of hormones used by cancer cells to grow. Hormone therapy is used for the treatment of breast cancer, prostate cancer, ovarian cancer, and womb cancer.


  • MD
  • FRCP
  • FRCPath
  • Fmed Sci

Past Experiences

  • Five years as a clinical scientist at the MRC’s clinical research centre in Northwick Park, he was appointed to the Foundation Chair in Oncology at St. George’s University of London in 1991. There his main interest has been the immunology of cancer and the development of immunotherapies to treat, in particular, melanoma.
  • He is a co-founder of Onyvax, a company set up in 1998 to make novel vaccines for common solid tumours, where he is currently Research Director

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  • Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians of the UK and Australia,
  • Royal College of Pathologists and The Academy of Medical Scientists

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  • Chemotherapy


What area of specialization does Dr. Angus Dalgleish have?
Dr. Angus Dalgleish is a specialized Medical Oncologist and is one of the most sought after doctors in London, United Kingdom.
Does Dr. Angus Dalgleish offer Telemedicine Consultation through Medigence?
No, this doctor does not offer telemedicine via MediGence
How many years of experience does Dr. Angus Dalgleish have?
Dr. Angus Dalgleish is one of the most sought after specialists in United Kingdom and has over years of experience.

FAQ's Related to Medical Oncologist

What does a medical oncologist do?

Medical Oncologist is a specialist who treats cancer through chemotherapy and other medications such as targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. He is considered the primary health care person for cancer patients. They closely work with the other medical professionals for the best results. A medical oncologist also continues with follow-ups and complete checkups of cancer patients after treatment. Medical oncologists coordinate cancer treatment plans and monitor people for possible side effects. In cases of incurable cancer, a medical oncologist suggests palliative or hospice care for patients. They mainly help patients manage cancer.

What are the tests required before and during consultation by a medical oncologist?

Medical oncologists perform the below-given tests to confirm cancer:

  • Cancer Screening
  • Physical Exam
  • Imaging Tests
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Biopsy

Biopsy is the most preferred test to confirm cancer. It is the removal of a small amount of tissue from specific parts of your body followed by examination under a microscope to find the presence of cancer or any other abnormalities.

When should you go to see a medical oncologist?

An individual will see a medical oncologist when the primary care doctor suspects that the person has cancer. The primary doctor may use various diagnostic tests to diagnose a patient. If the tests shows signs of cancer, the primary care physician refers the patient to an oncologist. You need to see a medical oncologist if you experience the symptoms listed below:

  1. Change in bowel or bladder habits
  2. Indigestion or difficulty swallowing
  3. Change in a wart/mole
  4. Nagging cough
  5. A sore throat
  6. Unusual bleeding or discharge
  7. Lump in the breast or elsewhere