Dr Ioanna Fragkandrea-Nixon

Clinical oncology

MBBS MD MPH PhD
In practice since 2009
Female
Speaks: English, Greek
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Dr Ioanna Nixon is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of Head and Neck cancers, base of skull tumours, thyroid cancer and soft tissue and bone sarcomas. In March 2013 she was appointed Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, where her clinical responsibilities and special interests include the management of patients with head and neck and thyroid cancers and soft tissue and bone sarcomas. Prior to this appointment she worked as a s...
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SPECIALTIES AND SUB-SPECIALTIES
  • Clinical oncology
    • Chemotherapy
    • Head and neck oncology
    • Radiotherapy
ACADEMICS
SPOKEN LANGUAGES
  • English
  • Greek
QUALIFICATIONS AND FELLOWSHIPS
  • MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

  • MD Doctor of Medicine

  • MPH Master in Public Health

    University of Liverpool - 2015
  • PhD PhD in Oncology

    National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) - 2013
  • Member of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)

  • Member of the British Head and Neck Group

  • Member of the Hellenic Society of Clinical Oncology

SPECIAL INTERESTS

  • Treatment of head and neck cancer
  • HPV positive head and neck cancers
  • Laryngeal cancer
  • Cancer of the oropharynx
  • Cancer of the hypopharynx
  • Cancer of the nasopharynx
  • Salivary gland tumours
  • Skin cancer in the head and neck area
  • Base of skull tumours
  • Treatment for soft tissue sarcomas
  • Bone cancer
  • Sophisticated radiotherapy (IMRT, stereotactic radiotherapy)
  • Immunotherapy
  • Chemotherapy

BIOGRAPHY
Dr Ioanna Nixon is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of Head and Neck cancers, base of skull tumours, thyroid cancer and soft tissue and bone sarcomas.

In March 2013 she was appointed Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, where her clinical responsibilities and special interests include the management of patients with head and neck and thyroid cancers and soft tissue and bone sarcomas. Prior to this appointment she worked as a senior researcher at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London, doing a three year fellowship in complex radiotherapy techniques, including stereotactic radiotherapy, IMRT-IGRT for brain, lung tumours and soft tissue sarcomas.

She is currently the National Clinical Lead for Sarcomas in Scotland. She has an extensive clinical practice in head, neck and soft tissue and bone sarcomas and participates in Nation Research protocols.

Dr Nixon has a particular focus on the management of patients requiring complex radiotherapy, conformal high precision radiotherapy for head and neck tumours and adults with soft tissue and bone tumours. She is also specialised in combined chemoradaiation treatment for Head and Neck tumours, as well as targeted therapies and immunotherapy treatment and other novel treatments for Head and Neck cancers.

She has published in the area of conformal radiation techniques and is actively involved in clinical research in Head and Neck Cancers and Sarcomas. She is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Clinical Study Group for Head and Neck Cancers, a group driving novel research in Head and Neck Cancers in the UK.

She has been rewarded with a PhD in Radiotherapy in 2013.

She is a member of National and International societies including the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), British Head and Neck Group and is national sarcoma Lead for Scotland.

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