Dr Simon Russell is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist based at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
Dr Russell trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals London where he was awarded a first class honours degree, distinction and several academic prizes. Following general medical training at Guy’s Hospital he undertook his formal oncology training at Addenbrooke’s Hospital Cambridge and University College Hospital London. He also spent a year with the Institute of Urology at the Middlesex Hospital. During his training he was awarded the Royal College of Radiology Medal for the FRCR examination.
Dr Russell works closely with his surgical colleagues, employing the latest techniques using radiotherapy (including brachytherapy), hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and biological therapy to treat urological cancers (prostate and bladder), breast cancer and skin cancers. With his colleagues at Addenbrooke’s Hospital he has brought state of the art radiotherapy such as Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT), Image Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and prostate Brachytherapy into clinical practice.
Dr Russell is a Member of the Royal College of Radiologists, British Uro-Oncology Group (Secretary) and the Medical Protection Society.