Ross, Paul - consultant in medical oncology and head of service for systemic therapies

 

Consultant profiles

Paul RossContacts

Tel: 020 7188 249
Email: paul.ross@gstt.nhs.uk

Area of expertise: cancer

  • Biography

    Dr Paul Ross 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.

    He was appointed to Guy's and St Thomas' in 2004 and has been active in increasing the recruitment of patients to clinical trials with the goal of improving outcomes for patients.

  • Specialist interests

    • Colorectal cancer
    • Oesophago-gastric cancer
    • Liver, bile duct and pancreatic cancer
    • Neuroendocrine tumours
  • Research interests

    • Clinical trials in gastrointestinal cancers
    • Research lead for the South East London Cancer Research Network for both colorectal cancer and upper GI tumours.
    • Member of the advanced disease subgroup of the NCRI Colorectal Clinical Studies Group.

    Collaborations for translational research projects include:

    1. pharmacogenomics of fluoropyrimidines and irinotecan
    2. characterisation and enumeration of CD16+ (Natural Killer) cells in advanced colorectal cancer
  • Awards

    • 2002 - McElwain Prize, Association of Cancer Physicians
    • 2001 - ASCO Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Publications

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