Paul Ross


Consultant in medical oncology


Paul Ross is a consultant medical oncologist. He was appointed to Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in 2004, specialising in the management of Gastro-intestinal tumours. He has an active clinical trial programme and is a member of adjuvant & advanced disease sub-group of the NCRI colorectal cancer group of the Hepato-biliary subgroup of the NCRI Upper GI Cancers group.

He trained in medical oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research. He was awarded a cancer research campaign clinical research Fellowship in 1997. His research in potential novel therapeutics in colorectal cancer was recognised by two awards and a PhD in 2000.

Research interests

  • Clinical trials in gastrointestinal cancers
  • research lead for the South London Cancer Research Network for colorectal cancer
  • member of the advanced disease subgroup of the NCRI Colorectal cancer group.

Collaborations for translational research projects include:

  • 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, 2001


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

Last updated: April 2022

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