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Dr Russell Banner is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist based in South Wales. His undergraduate training was at Christ’s College, Cambridge and then at Guy’s, Kings and St. Thomas’ Medical School in London, qualifying in 2002.
He completed his training in South Wales gaining Fellowship of the Royal College of Radiologists in 2010. He undertook an Advanced Radiotherapy Clinical Research Fellowship at Velindre Cancer Centre in 2011 and completed his MSc with the Institute of Cancer Research in London in 2013 researching Human Papilloma Virus specific T-cell immune responses before and after chemoradiotherapy for oropharyngeal cancer.
Russell took up his post as a Consultant Clinical Oncologist in the South West Wales Cancer Centre in 2013. His specialist tumour sites are Head & Neck and Gynaecological Cancers. He is enthusiastically research active with Principal Investigator roles in Swansea for a number of UK-wide randomised clinical research radiotherapy trials. He has developed an interest in Radiotherapy Quality Improvement in his role as Radiotherapy Lead in the South West Wales Cancer Centre.
Russell is trained in the use of Proton Beam Therapy in Head & Neck and Gynaecological Cancers and looks forward to developing the evidence base for the benefit of this treatment in these tumour sites.
Areas of interest
Head & Neck Oncology: Gynaecology Oncology; Proton Beam Therapy
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Clinical Oncologist
Head and Neck and Gynaecological Cancers
South West Wales Cancer Centre
Radiotherapy Quality Improvement
Head and Neck Cancer
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