Dr Alison Jones is a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
Dr Jones graduated from Bristol University in 1980 and specialised in Medical Oncology, training at The Royal Marsden Hospital, after which she took up a consultant post at The Royal Free Hospital in 1993.
She now specialises in breast cancer and works between The Royal Free and University College Hospital, London in a multidisciplinary team with approximately 300 new cases of breast cancer per annum on each site. She is an active participant in clinical trials and has been on the steering committee for a number of trials within the United Kingdom.
She has an interest in all aspects of breast cancer from diagnosis through treatment, and in particular has an interest in young women with breast cancer, pregnancy-associated breast cancer and fertility-related issues. She has undertaken psychosocial research in relation to breast cancer and family relationships.
She also undertakes clinical trials in the private sector at The Sarah Cannon Institute which is associated with LOC in Harley Street.
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She continues on the steering committee of the Association of Cancer Physicians UK having been immediate past chair and advises on the introduction of new drugs through the London Cancer Drugs Group. She is a trustee of Breast Cancer Care, the major UK charity advising and supporting women through breast cancer. She is invited to speak at both national and international meetings.
She continues to publish on breast cancer and has over a hundred and forty publications, mainly in peer review journals.
Dr Jones speaks English and French.