Dr Shaista Hafeez is a Clinical Oncology Consultant at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and a Clinician Scientist at The Institute of Cancer Research, London.
Dr Hafeez graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine at St. Mary’s, London. She completed specialist clinical oncology training in London. In 2013 she was awarded a Cancer Research UK PhD Fellowship and undertook a period of research at The Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden Hospital investigating functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and advanced image guided adaptive radiotherapy techniques in bladder cancer. Dr Hafeez received several awards for this work including The Royal College of Radiologists Ross Award, The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Prize, and in 2017 she was awarded The Chairman’s Prize, for her PhD at The Institute of Cancer Research.
Dr Hafeez was appointed jointly as Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinician Scientist in the Urology Unit and Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging at The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research in 2017. She specialises in radiotherapy and systemic treatment of patients with urological cancers in particular those with bladder cancer. Her on-going research aims to improve patient outcomes by developing individualised approaches to radiotherapy delivery.