Professor Paul Ellis

Consultant Medical Oncologist


Specialty Medical oncology

Special interests Breast

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    Professor Paul Ellis studied medicine at Otago University in New Zealand before completing his fellowship in Medical Oncology and his postgraduate Doctor of Medicine research degree at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. During this time he was awarded the inaugural ASCO Fellowship Award in 1996. He took up his present post in 1997. Between 2003 and 2005 he was Head of Medical Oncology at Guy's & St Thomas' and is currently Medical Director for the South East London Cancer Network.

    He is the author of over 70 peer reviewed scientific papers with a particular focus in the fields of breast and lung cancer. He has been on the Editorial Board of a number of oncology journals including the Journal of Clinical Oncology.His major breast cancer research interests include novel clinical research strategies in the adjuvant and neoadjuvant setting with an emphasis on the integration of novel therapies. Professor Ellis was the principal investigator and co-chair of the trial management group for the national UK Adjuvant Chemotherapy (TACT) Trial. He was also co-chair of the UK Department of Health Advisory Committee for the development of national treatment guidelines for the use of Adjuvant Trastuzumab.

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