Aba Scott 
Radiation Oncologist, Clinical Oncologist
National Centre for Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine
Korle Bu Teaching Hospital
Ghana
Cancer Management, Medical/Clinical Oncology, Radiotherapy/Radiation Oncology

Bio

Dr. Aba Anoa Scott is a Specialist Radiation/Clinical Oncologist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana.  She earned her MBChB at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in 2008, followed by residency training in Radiation Oncology at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons. She works full time in the clinic managing solid cancers in adults. Dr. Scott is enthusiastic about championing cancer education and prevention in the Ghanaian woman, with a special interest in breast and cervical cancers. Coming from a country where the national policy on cancer screening is yet to be implemented, Dr. Scott has shown keen interest in creating breast and cervical cancer awareness, as well as encouraging breast and cervical cancer screening through the use of the media, and speaking at organised gatherings. She played a key leadership role in the establishment of Ghana’s first and only cancer survivorship clinic at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, which aims to cater to the general welfare of its members. With interest in teaching, Dr. Scott also assists in the training of residents, radiation therapists and oncology nurses. Through academic and clinic experiences, Dr. Scott has developed a strong interest in and firm commitment to research and is the first author of several abstracts accepted for poster and publication at international conferences, a review article, and she has co-authored chapters of textbooks. Dr Scott is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), Ghana Breast Society and Ghana Medical Association.

Education

● Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2008 (Medical Degree)
● Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (Postgraduate)
● Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (Fellowship -in training)

Publications

1. Scott P, Vanderpuye V, Edusa C, Aryeetey NA, Yarney J. A decade of treating Kaposi’s sarcoma: Presentations and Outcomes. Published abstract. European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), April 2015  (Abstract number-EP-1337)    
2. Vanderpuye V, Abinya NO, Scott PAA. Medical of Cancer Treatments. In: Droz JP, Carme  B, Couppie P, Nacher M, Thieblemont C, eds. Tropical Hemato-Oncology. Switzerland: Springer, Cham, 2015:519-539.    
3. Scott P, Vanderpuye V, Yarney J. Male breast cancer: a review of patients treated from 2004 – 2013(10yrs). Published abstract. European Society of Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO), May 2017 (Abstract number EP 1168)    
4. Vanderpuye VDNK, Scott PA, Ayettey-Anie H. Principles of Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy in Gynecological cancers. In: Kwawukume EY, Ekele BA, Danso KA, Emuveyan EE, eds. Comprehensive Gynecology in the tropics. Ghana: G-Pack Limited,2017:521-542    
5. Vanderpuye V, Scott A. Breast Cancer in Men. In: Seffah JD ed. Postgraduate Medical Journal of Ghana. Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, Volume 7, Number 1, 2018:58-63