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Professor Wagstaff trained as a Medical Oncologist at the Christie Hospital in Manchester. On completion of his training he took up a position as a Senior Lecturer at the Free University Hospital in Amsterdam in 1986. In 1994 he was appointed as the Karl Landsteiner Professor of Medical Oncology at the Free University. In 1998 he became Professor & Head of Haematology and Oncology at the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands.
Dr Wagstaff is currently Professor of Medical Oncology within the College of Medicine at Swansea University. He is also Director of the Wales Cancer Research Network and Deputy Director of the Wales National Institute for Social Care and Health Research Clinical research Centre (NISCHR-CRC).
He is a member of the European Society of Medical Oncology, American Society for Clinical Oncology, Association of Cancer Physicians UK, UK National Cancer Research institute’s melanoma and renal cancer clinical study Groups and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.
Professor Wagstaff has co-authored over 127 papers in International Peer reviewed journals. His main research interests are renal cancers, melanoma and sarcomas. He is interested in immunotherapy and the interaction between the immune system and the neo-vasculature within tumours. His main focus has been in developing clinical trials for patients with the above diseases and conducting translational research to better understand the effects of new treatments on patients with cancer.
Areas of interest
Malignant melanoma; Bladder cancer; Sarcoma; Kidney (renal) cancer; Prostate disease including prostate cancer; Urological oncology; Lower GI Oncology
Current NHS consultant posts held
I am currently an honorary consultant in Medical Oncology at the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. My base is at Singleton Hospital, Swansea
I am an active investigator for clinical trials in melanoma & renal and prostate cancers. I conduct research into angiogenesis and the interaction between angiogenic vessels and the immune system.
Cricket, rugby, sailing and hill walking.
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Greek, Modern
- MB ChB Manchester University 1976
- MD Manchester University 1986
- CCT JCHMT 1986
Reference number 2308700
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Renal Cancer Clinical Study Group UK National Cancer Research Institute 2010
- Melanoma Cancer Clinical Study Group UK National Cancer Research Institute 2010
- Regional advisor Medical Oncology for Wales Royal College of Physicians, London 2012
Details of entry to specialist register
- Medical Oncology, 1986
Affiliations / memberships
Association Cancer Physicians, UK
European Society of Medical Oncology
American Society of Medical Oncology
Royal Society of Medicine, UK
Royal College of Physicians, London
- South West Wales Cancer Institute Singleton...
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- 07814 054967
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Professor John Wagstaff: 07813 821459
Mrs Maureen Wagstaff: 07814 054967