Spicer, James – professor of experimental cancer medicine (KCL) and consultant in medical oncology

 

Consultant profiles

James Spicer

Contacts

Medical secretary: Adam Ovid
Tel: 020 7188 7188 (ext 56079)
Email: adam.ovid@gstt.nhs.uk and adam.ovid@nhs.net  

Area of expertise: phase 1 trials; thoracic oncology (including lung cancer)

  • Biography

    James Spicer is professor of experimental cancer medicine, King’s College London, and consultant in medical oncology, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

    He runs the King’s Health Partners cancer phase 1 trials programme and leads the King’s Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre, funded by Cancer Research UK/National Institute for Health Research.

    James' interests include the development of new cancer drugs, and the care of patients with thoracic malignancies, including lung cancer and mesothelioma. His
    translational research focus is on novel immunotherapies.

  • Education

    • FCRP (London), 2012
    • PhD (ICR, University of London), 2002
    • MRCP (London), 1998
    • MB, BS (Guy’s and St Thomas’, University of London), 1995
    • BA Biochemistry (Christ Church, University of Oxford), 1987
  • Awards

    • 2004 - McElwain Prize from the Association of Cancer Physicians
    • 1998 - Clinical Research Fellowship, Institute of Cancer Research
  • Specialist interests

    Clinical interests include the care of patients with thoracic malignancies, including lung cancer and mesothelioma, clinical trials in these diseases, and Phase 1 trials in all solid tumours.