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James Wilson is a Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of thoracic malignancies (lung cancer, thymoma, mesothelioma). He has expertise in radiotherapy, including stereotactic radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Thoracic oncology

Professional profile

James Wilson is a consultant clinical oncologist at UCLH and Honorary Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering at UCL.

His PhD from the University of Oxford focused on how cancer imaging can be used to personalise chemotherapy and radiotherapy strategies for patients and how new drugs can be combined with radiotherapy to improve treatment outcomes. His work has been published and presented at international meetings.

After completing his research in Oxford, James finished his training at the Royal Marsden Hospital. He maintained his research interests as a NIHR academic clinical lecturer at The Institute of Cancer Research before taking up a consultant post at Guy's and St Thomas'. He later moved to UCLH to focus on thoracic oncology.

Clinical interests

  • Non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer
  • Thymoma
  • Mesothelioma

Current posts

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologist
    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Current teaching posts

  • Honorary Associate Professor
    University College London

Medical training

Year qualified 2002
  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne 2002

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