Paul Ross

Consultant in medical oncology


Paul Ross has been a consultant medical oncologist at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2004.

He has an active clinical trial programme and is a member of:

  • the adjuvant and advanced disease sub-group of the National Cancer Research Institute colorectal cancer group
  • the hepato-biliary subgroup of the National Cancer Research Institute upper gastrointestinal cancers group

Paul is the colorectal cancer research lead for the South London Cancer Research Network.

Education and training

  • PhD in potential new therapeutics in colorectal cancer, 2000
  • Medical oncology training, the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and Institute of Cancer Research

Research interests

  • Gastrointestinal cancers
  • Pharmacogenomics of fluoropyrimidines
  • Characterisation and enumeration of CD16+ (natural killer) cells in advanced colorectal cancer



  • McElwain Prize, Association of Cancer Physicians, 2002
  • ASCO Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), 2001
  • Clinical research fellowship, Cancer Research UK, 1997


He has published widely on the the treatment of colorectal cancer, oesophago-gastric cancer and pancreatic cancer. 

Last updated: December 2022

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