Acute Oncology & Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) team

Cancer Services - Cancer Types - Cancer of Unknown Primary - Meet the Team - Introduction
The Acute Oncology Service at Whittington Health is a Clinical Nurse Specialist delivered, Consultant led service supporting the inpatient management of patients with cancer.
The Acute Oncology team works with the patientís admitting team to manage any complications arising because of their cancer diagnosis, complications from their cancer treatments, as well as management of patients who present as an emergency with a previously undiagnosed cancer.
The Acute Oncology Service operates Monday-Friday 9-5pm. Outside of normal working hours, the on-call Oncology Registrar or Consultant at University College London Hospital provides cover.
If you need to speak to the Acute Oncology Team, please contact the Team on 07826970128.

Patient information



Dr Sarah Benafif
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Dr Karen DeSouza
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Dr Mulyati Mohamed
Specialty Doctor

Lead Nurse and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Acute Oncology

Peta Hughes
Acute Oncology Lead Nurse
Lisa Tripoli
Acute Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Last updated24 May 2024
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