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National Head & Neck Oncology Meeting


Dr Mehmet Sen

Dr Mehmet Sen completed his medical and specialist radiotherapy training in Istanbul, Turkey. He later sub-specialised in the treatment of head and neck cancer and was appointed Professor of Radiation Oncology and Clinical Lead for the Head and Neck Cancer Unit at Dokuz Eylul University Medical School in Izmir, Turkey until 2003.

He moved to the UK in 2004, joining Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust as Consultant Clinical Oncologist. As a part of his current role Dr Sen supports the Huddersfield breast multi-disciplinary team, delivering radiotherapy for breast cancer. He also specializes in head and neck cancer and is lead clinician for the radiotherapy service and provides nonsurgical treatments to Leeds Head and Neck MDT.

Dr Sen has published widely and retains his research interest in the use of chemo-radiation to treat head and neck cancers. He actively involved in a number of national and international research networks and groups, including the UK National Cancer Research Network and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.