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Dr Axel Walther

Dr Axel Walther
Axel
Walther
MA (Hons), BM, BCh, PhD, FRCP, Consultant Medical Oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Gastronintestinal cancer, gynaecological cancer

Overview

Centres

Bristol
Bristol
51.541807689358095, -2.5709663094294277
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Dr Walther is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Bristol Cancer Institute, part of the University Hospitals Bristol. He is the lead of the clinical trials unit at the Cancer Institute and holds an Honorary Senior Lectureship position as the Clinical Lead of the University of Bristol Cancer Community. Dr Walther is also a member of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Ovarian and Endometrial Groups.  

He has an MA in Medical Sciences from the University of Cambridge and completed his BM in clinical training at the University of Oxford in 1997. He holds a PhD in cancer genetics from University College London. He also worked in a number of hospitals as a junior doctor, completing his specialist cancer training at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London. 

Career positions

Current position(s)
  • Consultant Medical Oncologist, Bristol Cancer Institute.

Education

Universities
  • MA in Medical Sciences from the University of Cambridge
  • BM in clinical training at the University of Oxford
  • PhD in cancer genetics from University College London

Expertise and interests

Expertise
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Anal cancer
  • Rectal cancer
Interests
  • Large bowel
  • Targeted therapy
  • Cancer genetics
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Gynaecological cancer
  • Oncology

Professional memberships