Dr Richard Griffiths is a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in The Wirral. He is also an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at The University of Liverpool.
Dr Griffiths graduated from The University of Liverpool in 1998 and trained in Medical Oncology at The Christie in Manchester. His PhD thesis at The University of Manchester was on immunotherapy for kidney cancer. In 2010 he Joined The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre where he maintains an active research interest.
As a medical oncologist, Dr Griffiths specialises in drug treatments for cancer. His areas of interest are kidney, lung and 'unknown primary' cancers. Dr Griffiths has an interest in clinical research and is the principle investigator on a number of phase II and III clinical trials at Clatterbridge.
He is the Mersey Cancer Network Lead for Cancer of Unknown Primary and also lead on services for advanced kidney cancer in the Mersey region. Dr Griffiths is actively involved at the Acute Oncology Service at Wirral University Teaching Hospital where he deals with acute complications of cancer and its treatment.
Aside from his clinical commitments, he has an interest in health informatics. He is the clinical lead for informatics at Clatterbridge.