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Yolanda Augustin

Yolanda Augustin

 

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YOLANDA AUGUSTIN

Email: yolanda_augustin04@yahoo.com

 

 

BIOGRAPHY
I am a registrar in Clinical Oncology. I graduated in 2004 with a MBBS from Guy's,King's and St Thomas Medical School,University of London and did a medical elective in oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,Minnesota. I went on to do my Core Medical Training at King's College Hospital in South London.I also did a year of palliative medicine at St Joseph's Hospice in East London.During this time I obtained my MRCP(Member of the Royal College of Physicians) and did a Msc in Palliative Care(Merit) at King's College London. Following this I obtained a South
London training number in Clinical Oncology and rotated through the Royal Marsden, Royal Surrey County and Guy's and St Thomas Hospitals, obtaining a Diploma in Oncology and FRCR ( Fellow of the Royal College of Radiology). I have a special interest in colorectal cancer and research, looking at novel ways of improving patient survival, care and quality of life and presented a poster on anal cancer recurrence after chemoradiation at the Gastrointestinal Cancer ASCO symposium in 2012. I have am also passionate about social justice and healthcare equity and been actively involved with healthcare activist movements the Global Healthwatch and Medact, having researched and written a chapter on healthcare in prisons for ‘Global Healthwatch 2: An alternative health report’ and compiled a country case study as part of a report on medical complicity in torture by global health charity Medact published in the Lancet.
 
PUBLICATION & POSTERS
 
Augustin YS, Birch M, Bodini C, Boulton F, Robertson E, Spada VM, Weingarten M. (2011)Prevention of torture by doctors and organisations. Lancet. Sep 7. 
 
Augustin YS ‘Buying Cake IS our job’, BMJ. 2007 335(7616): 379 PMCID: PMC1952492 *
 
Augustin YS, Anwar NI, McCoy D (2008) ’The Healthcare Sector :Prisoners’ In the Global Healthwatch Report 2: An Alternative World Health Report. London & New York :Zed Books*
 
Augustin Y, Tait D, Hawkins M (2012) Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, ASCO, United States 
Does phase I radiotherapy dose of 30.6Gy in 17 fractions provide adequate microscopic nodal disease control in  squamous cell carcinoma of the anus?
 
British Endocrinology Society National Meeting, March 2009
The Management of Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Cytology Samples Reported as Benign (Thy2): An Audit of Practice at a Teaching Hospital
 
International Palliative Care Conference organized by the European Association of Palliative Care in Budapest, June 2007. Audit of steroid prescribing in community palliative care patients with advanced cancer in East London