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Professor Roger Taylor is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in the treatment of patients with brain tumours and lymphomas. Professor Taylor was born and educated in Swansea, and trained in Medicine at University College, Oxford and St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College.
His oncology training was at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Royal London Hospital and Western General Hospital, Edinburgh.
He worked as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in Leeds from 1987-2006, specialising mainly in the treatment of children with cancer. Professor Taylor returned to Wales in 2006, to work in the South West Wales Cancer Centre, Singleton Hospital, Swansea and the College of Medicine, Swansea University.
Professor Taylor provides specialist advice on proton radiotherapy in Wales and currently is undertaking research in this field. He is the author of many papers on the treatment of children with cancer, particularly brain tumours.
Areas of interest
Proton therapy, brain tumours, lymphoma, sarcoma, children’s cancer radiotherapy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Professor of Clinical Oncology Swansea University
Honorary Consultant Clinical Oncologist South West Wales Cancer Centre, Singleton Hospital, Swansea.
Clinical trials in children's brain tumours.
Radiotherapy planning including proton therapy for brain tumours
Professor Taylor plays the clarinet in an orchestra, and plays the saxophone less regularly! He also loves going to the opera!
Outside of music, Professor Taylor loves to get out walking in the picturesque Gower Peninsula.
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