Prof Robert Thomas
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Prof Robert Thomas

Prof Robert Thomas
Robert
Thomas
MbChb, MRCP, MD, FRCR, Clinical oncologist

Languages spoken

English

Expert in

Breast, urological, prostate, bladder, colorectal and colon.

Overview

Centres

Elstree
Elstree

Unit 710, Centennial Park, Centennial Avenue, Elstree, Borehamwood, WD6 3SZ

51.63871711875925, -0.30600104421020885
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+44 (0)208 236 9040
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Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes

GenesisCare, Sunrise Parkway, Linford Wood, East, Milton Keynes MK14 6LS, UK

52.05838, -0.76101
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+44 (0)1908 467 700
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Specialises in

Breast cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Breast cancer
Genitourinary cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Genitourinary cancer
Prostate cancer
Condition
Condition/Cancer
Condition/Cancer/Prostate cancer

Treatments

Chemotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology
Service/Cancer/Medical oncology/Chemotherapy
Radiotherapy
Service
Service/Cancer
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy
Service/Cancer/Radiotherapy/Radiotherapy

Prof Robert Thomas is a Consultant Oncologist at Addenbrooke’s and Bedford Hospitals, a visiting Professor at Cranfield University and a clinical teacher at Cambridge University. He is the author of the book “Lifestyle after Cancer”, Chair of the Exercise Expert Advisory committee for Macmillan Cancer Support and Editor of the lifestyle and cancer website Cancernet.co.uk. He designed the UK’s first government approved the course for a qualification in cancer exercise rehabilitation. He directs an active research unit, which has designed several UK studies, published 75 scientific papers and presented over 100 abstracts at international conferences.

Prof Thomas is a patron of the National Confederation of Survivorship Charities. He is an editorial member of the National Cancer Research Complementary therapy Research Committee and National survivorship committee. In 2001 he was voted Hospital Doctor Magazine “Doctor of the Year” and in 2007 The British Oncology Association’s “Oncologist of the Year”.

Current position(s)

  • Consultant Oncologist, Addenbrooke’s and Bedford Hospitals
  • Visiting Professor, Cranfield University 
  • Clinical teacher, Cambridge University

Expertise and interests

Interests

  • Breast, urology, and colorectal cancers managed with hormone therapy, chemotherapy, biological therapies and radiotherapy. Special research interest includes the evaluation of diet, lifestyle and self-help strategies after cancer.

Professional association

  • Patron of the National Confederation of Survivorship Charities
  • Editorial member of the National Cancer Research Complementary therapy Research Committee and National survivorship committee
  • Voted Hospital Doctor Magazine “Doctor of the Year” (2001)
  • The British Oncology Association’s “Oncologist of the Year” (2007)