Dr Thomas Newsom-Davis is a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Newsom-Davis trained at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, and graduated in anatomy and medicine in 1998. He subsequently specialised in medical oncology at Charing Cross and Hammersmith Hospitals. During this time he completed a PhD in tumour immunology, funded by Cancer Research UK, and went on to become a Clinical Lecturer in medical oncology at Imperial College London, supported by the Wellcome Trust and Academy of Medical Sciences. He has published several peer-reviewed papers and presented at many conferences.
Dr Newsom-Davis specialises in the treatment of lung cancer, mesothelioma and other thoracic malignancies. Dr Newsom-Davis has taught widely at both under-gradate and post-graduate levels, as well as being an invited lecturer for various organisations including the Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Journal. He foundered the first Royal Society of Medicine/LCA acute oncology course, and also runs regular simulation based acute oncology training courses at Chelsea and Westminster. His work was recognised in the 2011 Health Services Journal Awards.
Awards Dr Newsom-Davis has received include: 2011 Health Services Journal Awards, Clinical Service Redesign (short listed), 2006 McElwain Scholarship, Association of Cancer Physicians, and in 2006 President’s Prize, Royal College of Physicians.
He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians, Association of Cancer Physicians, European Society of Medical Oncology, British Thoracic Oncology Group and the British Medical Association.
Dr Paul Nathan is a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at The Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, in Northwood, Middlesex.
Dr Nathan received his first medical degree from Cambridge University and qualified in medicine at University College London, both achieved after earlier degrees (including a PhD) specialising in immunology. He was a Fulbright Scholar and carried out his post-doctoral research at the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute in the US. He initially pursued cancer research in academia and in the pharmaceutical industry before finally deciding to pursue a clinical career.
Dr Nathan has a specialist interest in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) and melanoma (both uveal and cutaneous). He also has an interest in Merkel Cell Carcinoma.
He is first author of the UK guidelines for the systemic treatment of renal cell carcinoma, a member of the National Cancer Research Institute groups for both renal carcinoma and melanoma and is secretary of the UK Melanoma Study Group. He also is a member of the panel currently reviewing the national melanoma guidelines.