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Dr Ernest Allan

Dr Allan has written many medical legal reports for the General Medical Council and for the NHS Litigation Authority. His specialist areas of expertise include: skin cancer, thyroid cancer, head and neck cancer, breast cancer, pain control in cancer patients, occupational carciogenesis, non-surgical treatment of non-melanoma, photodynamic therapy, and pre-malignant conditions of the skin and vulva.

Dr Allan has retired from NHS work but holds an honorary post at the Christie Hospital. He has rooms at Calderbank Medical Chambers in Manchester.

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust is the largest cancer centre in Europe and the first UK centre to be accredited as a comprehensive cancer centre. As part of the NHS, they provide radiotherapy, chemotherapy, specialised surgery for rare cancers and a wide range of diagnostic and supportive services including PDT.


Photodynamic Therapy

Last Updated:05/08/2023
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Allan, Ernest
Christie Hospital , Wilmslow Road, Withington , Manchester, M20 4BX, UK - England (North)

+44 1565 650 015
All therapies provided at this location:
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
A photosensitising (light activated) drug is first administered to patients followed by irradiation of cancerous tissue with laser light, which converts the drug into a powerful cytotoxic (cell destroying) agent.

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