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Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo

Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo

Medical Oncologist



Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

10 years of experience

About Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo

  • With 10+ years of experience, Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo is one of the best Medical Oncologists in UAE.
  • She specializes in Screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer and soft tissue sarcoma, lymphoma and CML along with Immunotherapy and targeted therapy.
  • She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the European Society of Medical Oncology.
  • Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo has several international publications, essays, and presentations to her name.
  • She has completed MBBS and MD from the Government Medical College, Jammu, India.
  • Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo has done DM (Medical Oncology, 2015) from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India.
  • She achieved the Specialty Certificate in Medical Oncology from The Federation of Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom.
  • Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo is well-versed in Hindi, Urdu and English.


Location Location

Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Special Interest

Screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer and soft tissue sarcoma, lymphoma and CML, Immunotherapy and targeted therapy.

List Of Treatments

  • Metastatic Tumors Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Adrenal Cancer Treatment
  • Anal Cancer Treatment
  • Bile Duct Cancer Treatment
  • Bladder Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Cancer-Surgical
  • Cancer in Children
  • Carcinoma of Unknown Primary (CUP) Treatment
  • Castleman Disease Treatment
  • Cervical Cancer Treatment
  • Endometrial Cancer Treatment
  • Esophagus Cancer Treatment
  • Ewing Family of Tumors Treatment
  • Eye Cancer Treatment
  • Gallbladder Cancer Treatment
  • Gestational Trophoblastic Disease (GTD) Treatment
  • Hodgkin Disease Treatment
  • Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer Treatment
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia - ALL in Adults
  • Leukemia in Children
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Treatment
  • Small-cell Carcinoma Treatment
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor Treatment
  • Skin Lymphoma Treatment
  • Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer Treatment
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Treatment
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma In Children
  • Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer Surgery
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Penile Cancer Treatment
  • Prostate Cancer-Surgical
  • Retinoblastoma (RB) Treatment
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) Treatment
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma Treatment
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer - Melanoma
  • Stomach Cancer Treatment
  • Testicular Cancer Treatment
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma Treatment
  • Thyroid Cancer Treatment
  • Uterine Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer Treatment
  • Vulvar Cancer Treatment
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
  • Wilms Tumor (Nephroblastoma)
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Oral Cancer - Surgical
  • Breast Cancer
  • Leukemia Treatment
  • Hairy Cell Leukemia - HCL
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
  • Ovarian Primary Peritoneal Cancer
  • Medullary Carcinoma
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer Treatment
  • Ovarian Sex Cord Stromal Tumor
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Colon Cancer Treatment
  • Adenocarcinoma - Glandular Cancer Treatment
  • Immunotherapy
  • Parathyroidectomy

Work Experience of Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo

Associate Professor, Gulf Medical University, Ajman
Senior Consultant, Sultan Qaboos University Hopsital, Oman
Associate Consultant, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Associate Consultant, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Registrar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India

Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo's

  • MBBS, Government Medical College, Jammu, India.
  • MD, Government Medical College, Jammu, India.
  • DM, 2015, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, India.

  • Iqbal N, Shukla NK, Deo SV, Agarwala S, Sharma DN, Sharma MC, Bakhshi S. Non-rhabdomyosarcomatous abdominopelvic sarcomas: Analysis of prognostic factors. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2016 Apr-Jun;37(2):100-5.
  • Iqbal N, Sharma A, Shukla N, Mohanti BK, Deo SV, Sahni P, Pal S, Pathy S, Raina V, Kumar L. Advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors: 10-years’ experience from a tertiary care centre. Trop Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul-Sep;36(3):168-73.
  • Gogia A, Iqbal N, Sharma MC, Raina V. Isolated Richter's transformation of brain parenchyma: Remission with DeAngelis protocol. Indian J Cancer. 2015 Jul-Sep;52(3):329-30.
  • Iqbal N, Shukla NK, Deo SV, Agarwala S, Sharma DN, Sharma MC, Bakhshi S. Prognostic factors affecting survival in metastatic soft tissue sarcoma: an analysis of 110 patients. Clin Transl Oncol. 2015 doi: 10.1007/s12094-015-1369-9.
  • Iqbal N, Sharma A, Iqbal N. Clinicopathological and treatment analysis of 13 extragastrointestinal stromal tumors of mesentery and retroperitoneum. Ann Gastroenterol. 2014; 28(1):27: 105-108.
  • Iqbal N ,Raina V. Successful Treatment of Disseminated Subcutaneous Panniculitis-Like T-Cell Lymphoma with Single Agent Oral Cyclosporine as a First Line Therapy. Case Rep Dermatol Med. 2014; 2014:201836. doi: 10.1155/2014/201836. Epub 2014 Nov 23.
  • Iqbal N, Sharma A, Raina V, Kumar L, Bakhshi S, Kumar R, Gajendra S. Poor Response to Standard Chemotherapy in Early T-precursor (ETP)-ALL: A Subtype of T-ALL Associated with Unfavourable Outcome: A Brief Report. Indian J Hematol Blood Transfus. 2014;30 (4):215-8. doi: 10.1007/s12288-013-0329-1. Epub 2014 Jan 19.
  • Iqbal N, Iqbal N. Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2 (HER2) in Cancers: Overexpression and Therapeutic Implications. Mol Biol Int. 2014; 2014:852748. doi: 10.1155/2014/852748. Epub 2014 Sep 7.
  • Iqbal N, Kumar L, Iqbal N. Update on salvage options in relapsed/refractory Hodgkin lymphoma after autotransplant. ISRN Oncol. 2014; 2014:605691. doi: 10.1155/2014/605691.
  • Gogia A, Raina V, Iqbal N, Murugan V. Spontaneous tumor lysis syndrome in a patient of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2014;35 (1):120. doi: 10.4103/0971-5851.133740.
  • Iqbal N, Iqbal N. Imatinib: A Breakthrough of Targeted Therapy in Cancer. Chemother Res Pract. 2014; 2014:357027. doi: 10.1155/2014/357027. Epub 2014 May 19.
  • Kumar L, Iqbal N, Mookerjee A, Verma RK, Sharma OD, Batra A, Pramanik R, Gupta R. Complete response after autologous stem cell transplant in multiple myeloma. Cancer Med. 2014;3 (4):939-46.
  • Iqbal N, Sharma A. Cerebral venous thrombosis: a mimic of brain metastases in colorectal cancer associated with a better prognosis. Case Rep Oncol Med. 2013; 2013:109412. doi: 10.1155/2013/109412. Epub 2013 Jun 13.

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Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo specialty is Medical Oncologist

Dr. Nidha Iqbal Shapoo is Medical Oncologist with 10 years of experience.

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A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy.

There may be Change in bowel or bladder habit, sore that does not heal, Unusual bleeding or discharge, Thickening or lump in the breast or elsewhere, Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing, Obvious change in a wart or mole and hoarseness in voice.

Tests like Biopsy, Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy, Bone Scan, Breast MRI, Colonoscopy, Computed Tomography (CT) Scan, Digital Rectal Exam (DRE) etc are performed.

Chemotherapy session varies in length and frequency, it depends on the individual treatment plan prescribed by the doctor. Some last as long as three or four hours, while others may only take an half-hour.

A medical oncologist treats cancer using chemotherapy or other medications, such as targeted therapy or immunotherapy wheras the surgical oncologist removes the tumor and nearby tissue during surgery.

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