Southern Symposium

4th
Southern
Symposium

Cork 2012

Dr Derek Power

Derek Power graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 1994 with an honours degree in Pharmacy. He then graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2001 with an honours medical degree. After his general medical training and 2 years of specialist training in medical oncology he won a bursary from the Irish Society of Medical Oncology and embarked on a Solid Tumour fellowship in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York 2007-2009. He then did a Cancer Genetics fellowship in Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre 2009-2010. He was appointed as a Consultant Medical Oncologist in The Mercy and Cork University Hospitals – July 2010. Interests include melanoma, gastrointestinal and genitourinary cancers as well as familial cancer genetics. Dr Power has published original papers in the use of novel compounds in upper gastrointestinal cancer as well as reviews and book chapters in GI cancers. He has given oral presentations at the ASCO and ESMO meeting and is a member of national and international cancer organisations. view webcast...