Wilson, James – consultant clinical oncologist and honorary senior clinical lecturer (KCL)


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Secretary tel: 020 7188 7188 ext 56079
Secretary email: adam.ovid@gstt.nhs.uk

Area of expertise: gynaecological and lung cancers

  • Biography

    James Wilson is a consultant clinical oncologist and honorary senior clinical lecturer at King’s College London.

    His PhD from the University of Oxford focused on how cancer imaging can be used to personalise chemotherapy and radiotherapy strategies for patients and how new drugs can be combined with radiotherapy to improve treatment outcomes. His work has been published and presented at international meetings. He continues to build on his research interests and is the clinical lead for radiotherapy clinical trials at Guy's and St Thomas'.

    James completed his training at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He maintained his research interests as a NIHR academic clinical lecturer at The Institute of Cancer Research before taking up a consultant post at Guy's and St Thomas' in 2017.

    He specialises in the treatment of gynaecological (cervical, uterine, vaginal and vulval) and lung cancers with chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiotherapy and brachytherapy. He uses stereotactic radiotherapy to treat lung cancers and recurrent and oligometastatic disease.

  • Education and training

    • FRCR, Royal College of Radiologists, London (2016)
    • DPhil Radiobiology, University of Oxford (2016)
    • PhB, Pontificia Università Gregoriana, Rome (2010)
    • MRCP, Royal College of Physicians, London (2005)
    • MBBS, Honours with Distinction, University of Newcastle upon Tyne (2002)
  • Specialist interests

    • Thoracic oncology
    • Gynaecological oncology
    • Radiotherapy: IMRT, VMAT, stereotactic radiotherapy (SBRT/SABR), HDR brachytherapy
    • Systemic therapy
  • Research interests

    James is clinical lead for radiotherapy clinical trials at Guy’s and St Thomas’. He is the principal investigator on a number of trials. His personal academic interests are in functional imaging, advanced radiotherapy technologies and radiotherapy-drug combination studies.

  • Publications

    James Wilson has over 20 peer-reviewed publications. Publication details can be provided on request.