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Department of Oncology


Our Academic Consultants undertake academic research in addition to their clinical duties.

Dr Jean  Abraham
Professor of Precision Breast Cancer Medicine
Academic Consultant in Medical Oncology
Director of the Cambridge Breast Cancer Research Unit
+44 (0)1223 348927
Dr Richard  Baird
Clinical Senior Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Breast Cancer Theraputics
Dr Bristi  Basu
Clinical Senior Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Experimental Cancer Therapeutics
+44 (0)1223 769310
Portrait photo of Prof Charlotte Coles
Deputy Head of Department of Oncology
Professor of Breast Clinical Oncology
NIHR Research Professor
Director of CRUK RadNet Cambridge
Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology
RadNet Programme Manager: Ms Nicola Le Blond - Email:
Portrait photo of Rebecca Fitzgerald
Professor of Cancer Prevention, University of Cambridge
Director, Early Cancer Institute
Lead for Cambridge Member Centre of the CRUK Alliance for Cancer Early Detection (ACED)
NIHR Senior Investigator
Lead for Cambridge BRC Devices and Advanced Therapies Theme
Honorary Consultant in Gastroenterology, Cambridge University Hospitals
Director of Studies in Medicine & Fellow in Medical Sciences, Trinity College, Cambridge
Dr Raj  Jena
Clinical Principal Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Clinical Oncology
Dr Simon  Pacey
Clinical Senior Research Associate
Academic Consultant in Cancer Therapeutics
+44 (0)1223 768435
Dr Robert  Rintoul
Reader in Thoracic Oncology
Honorary Consultant
+44 (0) 1480 364342
Portrait photo of Dr Caroline Watson
Clinical Research Associate
Honorary Haematology Consultant