Dr Neha Chopra

Job title

Consultant medical oncologist



GMC Number


Contact details

PA/secretary phone number: Sonalee Vadera, 020 7830 2184 ext 35484

PA/secretary email address: rf.breastoncologyteam@nhs.net


Royal Free Hospital

Related services

Breast screening, Cancer services


Dr Chopra is a medical oncologist specialising in breast cancer at the Royal Free Hospital and Barnet Hospital. She completed her medical training at University College London in 2001. Her research focused on homologous recombination and PARP inhibitor treatment for triple negative breast cancer and was awarded MD(Res) from the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital. She has a keen interest in undergraduate teaching and is currently the undergraduate lead for oncology at the Royal Free Hospital.


Cancer history and systemic anti-cancer therapy independently predict COVID-19 mortality: A UK tertiary hospital experience Sng C, Wong S, Wu A, Chopra N, Galazi M, Benafif S, Soosaipillai G, Roylance R, Lee A, Shaw H. Frontiers in Oncology. 2020 Nov 20

Health-Related Quality of Life and Experiences of Sarcoma Patients during the COVID-19 Pandemic Younger E, Smrke A, Lidington E, Farag S, Ingley K, Chopra N, Maleddu A, Augustin Y, Merry E, Wilson R, Benson C, Miah A, Zaidi S, McTiernan A, Strauss SJ, Dileo P, Gennatas S, Husson O, Jones RL. Cancers. 2020; 12(8):2288.

Clinical portrait of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic in European cancer patients Pinato DJ, Zambelli A, Aguilar-Company J, Bower M, Sng CC, Salazar R, Bertuzzi A, Brunet J, Mesía R, Seguì E, Biello F, Generali D, Grisanti S, Rizzo G, Libertini M, Maconi A, Harbeck N, Vincenzi B, Bertulli R, Ottaviani D, Carbó A, Bruna R, Benafif S, Marrari A, Wuerstlein R, Carmona-Garcia MC, Chopra N, Tondini CA, Mirallas O, Tovazzi V, Betti M, Provenzano S, Fotia V, Cruz CA, Dalla Pria A, D'Avanzo F, Evans JS, Saoudi-Gonzalez N, Felip E, Galazi M, Garcia-Fructuoso I, Lee AJX, Newsom-Davis T, Patriarca A, García-Illescas D, Reyes R, Dileo P, Sharkey R, Wong YNS, Ferrante D, Marco-Hernández J, Sureda A, Maluquer C, Ruiz-Camps I, Gaidano G, Rimassa L, Chiudinelli L, Izuzquiza M, Cabirta A, Franchi M, Santoro A, Prat A, Tabernero J, Gennari A. Cancer Discovery. 2020 Jul 31; 10(10):1465-1474. PMID: 32737082.

Phase I trial of the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor olaparib and AKT inhibitor capivasertib in patients with BRCA1/2 and non-BRCA1/2 mutant cancers Yap, T. A., Kristeleit, R., Michalarea, V., Pettitt, S. J., Lim, J., Carreira, S., Roda, D., Miller, R., Riisnaes, R., Miranda, S., Figueiredo, I., Nava Rodrigues, D., Ward, S., Matthews, R., Parmar, M., Turner, A., Tunariu, N., Chopra, N., Gevensleben, H., Turner, N. C., … de Bono, J. S. (2020). Cancer discovery 2020 Oct; 10(10):1528-1543

Homologous recombination DNA repair deficiency and PARP inhibition activity in primary triple negative breast cancer Chopra N, Tovey H, Pearson A, Cutts R, Toms C, Proszek P, Hubank M, Dowsett M, Dodson A, Daley F, Kriplani D, Gevensleben H, Davies HR, Degasperi A, Roylance R, Chan S, Tutt A, Skene A, Evans A, Bliss JM, Nik-Zainal S, Turner NC. Nat Commun. 2020 May 29;11(1):2662.

Assessment of Molecular Relapse Detection in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Garcia-Murillas I*, Chopra N*, Comino-Méndez I, Beaney M, Tovey H, Cutts RJ, Swift C, Kriplani D, Afentakis M, Hrebien S, Walsh-Crestani G, Barry P, Johnston SRD, Ring A, Bliss J, Russell S, Evans A, Skene A, Wheatley D, Dowsett M, Smith IE, Turner NC. JAMA Oncol. 2019 Aug 1;5(10):1473-8.

Pathological complete response to neoadjuvant systemic therapy in 789 early and locally advanced breast cancer patients: The Royal Marsden experience Battisti NML, True V, Chaabouni N, Chopra N, Lee K, Shepherd S, Shapira-Rotenberg T, Joshi R, McGrath S, Okines A, Parton M, Turner N, Mohammed K, Allen M, Johnston S, Ring A. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2020 Jan;179(1):101-111. doi: 10.1007/s10549-019-05444-0. Epub 2019 Sep 18.

Cancer in low- and middle-income countries: time for action Hack B, Piddock K, Stanway S, Balachandran K, Board R, Chopra N, Okonji D, Sirohi B, Sullivan R, Wakeham K. J S Soc Med. 2019; Jun;112(6):213-217