Speciality

Urological cancers

Biography

Dr John Staffurth is a Consultant Clinical Oncologist specialising in urological oncology. His clinical base is at Velindre Cancer Centre and the University Hospital of Wales and his academic base is at Cardiff University where he is Reader in Oncology in Professor Malcolm Mason’s research group.

He trained at Guy's Hospital, qualified in 1992 and started clinical oncology training in 1996. He moved to the Royal Marsden in 1999 and joined the Academic Urology Unit in 2000 taking an MD in IMRT in Pelvic Malignancies at the Institute of Cancer Research.

Dr Staffurth's current research interests are technical radiotherapy for bladder and prostate cancer, and all other aspects of prostate cancer, specifically management of castrate refractory disease states and the immunology of prostate cancer. He leads the introduction of both IMRT and IGRT at Velindre Cancer Centre.