Dr. George Astras
Medical Oncology Consultant
Providing Professional Oncology Services in Cyprus
Dr George Astras established the Oncology Department and the Acute Oncology Services for the American Medical Center and the Apollonion Private Hospital in Nicosia. He is also the head of the Medical Oncology Department at the St.George & Blue Cross in Paphos. He has extensive experience in treating a multitude of cancers with his particular areas of interest to be Lung cancer, Gastrointestinal cancers, Breast Cancers, Melanomas and Soft tissue Sarcomas. Dr Astras and his team provide professional and individualized Cancer Care Services.
"Our Patients are our Heroes"
Dr Astras is involved in the creation of research protocols within Cyprus and the EU and he has developed a Medical Oncology Handbook for the RBH-NHS. He is also involved in teaching of medical students/nurses and doctors. Since 2004 he has reviewed more than 30,000 patients and was involved in many Phase 2 and Phase 3 Clinical trials in the UK.
INTERVIEWS & CONFERENCE SPEECH
Special Services & Expertise
- Lung cancer
- Breast cancer
- Gastrointestinal cancer
- Renal Cancer
Cancer Services Offered
Dr George Astras and his team offer the following Services:
- Professional Consultations and individual ised treatment options.
- Acute Oncology Services and 24 hour sup port and advice.
- Chemotherapy and Targeted treatments.
- Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA).
- Chemo-embolisation (TACE).
- Radio-embolisation (SIR-Spheres).
- Pain management Services (with Palliative care /Pain team support).
- Outpatient/Homecare Services.
- Second opinion Services and Expert Multidisciplinary Tumor Board reviews.
- Links to international Cancer Centres of Excellence.
- Patient education- reliable- up to date information about cancer.
If you are diagnosed with cancer, you want your questions answered and fears understood. You want to be led through the treatment process and given the information you need to make informed decisions. You want access to the most sophisticated treatment and state-of-the-art equipment. Most of all, you want to be treated like the most important person in the world.
Associated Hospitals / Clinics
Director of the Medical Oncology Department (Sep, 2017 - Dec, 2019)German Oncology Center
Director of the Medical Oncology Department (Dec, 2012 - Current)American Heart Institute
Consultant in Medical Oncology supervising the administration of chemotherapy. (Dec, 2020 - Current)The Administration of Chemotherapy
Medical Oncology Consultant (Jan, 2012 - Current)St.George & Blue Cross Clinics, Paphos
Medical Oncology Consultant (Oct, 2012 - Dec, 2019)Apollonio Private Hospital
Medical Oncology Consultant, Royal Bournemouth Hospital (Aug, 2012 - Sep, 2012)Royal Bournemouth Hospital
The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Oversaw the management of cancer patients with Gastrointestinal Cancers, Lung Cancers and Sarcomas. (May, 2012 - Aug, 2012)The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Medical Oncology Consultant, Poole Hospital NHS, Responsible consultant for Poole Hospital NHS Breast and Colorectal Cancer sites. (Mar, 2011 - Oct, 2011)Poole Hospital
Semmelweis University Of MedicineSemmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
MSc in Medical Oncology, University of Newcastle upon TyneUniversity of Newcastle upon Tyne
European Society of Medical OncologyEuropean Society of Medical Oncology
Honours & Awards
Member of the European Society Of Medical Oncology (ESMO)
Member of the American Society Of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Member of the Oncology Multi-Disciplinary Teams at the American Medical Centre (AMC)
Member of Cyprus Medical Association
Member of Cyprus Oncology Society
Jeff5 years ago
unnamed5 years ago
I am on my way through the breast cancer journey. Currently, going through the Herceptin leg of this journey. The professional care, provided by George Astras and his team have kept me feel safe in the knowledge that I am being treated so well. Many thanks. Patricia. 30 March 2016
unnamed5 years ago
Dr. Astras is a professional doctor on all aspects. Recommended to all experiencing oncology problems.