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Ross, Paul - consultant in medical oncology


Consultant profiles

Paul Ross



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Area of expertise: cancer

  • Biography

    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.

  • Specialist interests

    • Colorectal cancer
    • liver, bile duct and pancreatic cancer
    • neuroendocrine tumours.
  • 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.
  • Awards

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

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