Supporting the

Neuroendocrine Cancer Community

NEUROENDOCRINE CANCER UK

Multidisciplinary Expert Advisory Board

Our Clinical Expert Advisory Panel is a group of specialists from surgeons to dieticians, who all have a wealth of experience working with Neuroendocrine Tumours. Our advisors are on hand to answer any of your queries that we can’t answer for you immediately.

A note to say…

We would also like to thank all members of the Clinical Expert NCUK Community for their time, knowledge and generosity in helping us to answer your questions. They are too numerous to list here but make a huge contribution in ensuring the information we produce and share is relevant, accurate and current.

Professor Martyn Caplin

Professor Martyn Caplin

Professor of Gastroenterology & Neuroendocrine

Martyn Caplin is Professor of gastroenterology & GI neuroendocrinology at the Royal Free Hospital and University College London. He leads The Royal Free ENETS Centre of Excellence including research programmes into neuroendocrine tumours.

Dr Amy Eccles

Dr Amy Eccles

Radionuclide Radiologist

Amy is a Radionuclide Radiologist based at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. Amy is actively involved in the European Association of Nuclear Medicine, UKINETs, British Institute of Radiology and is the current Radionuclide Radiology advisor for the Royal College of Radiologists.

Mr Stephen Fenwick

Mr Stephen Fenwick

Consultant Hepatobiliary and General Surgeon

Mr Stephen Fenwick is a Consultant Hepatobiliary and General Surgeon based at the Sefton Suite Hospital and Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool.

Professor Andrea Frilling

Professor Andrea Frilling

Professor of Surgery and Chair in Endocrine Surgery

Andrea Frilling is a Professor of Surgery and Chair in Endocrine Surgery at Imperial College London. She is a practising consultant surgeon with an interest in the translation of basic medical research findings into the clinical setting.

Dr Alex Graveling

Dr Alex Graveling

Consultant Physician

Dr Graveling is a Consultant Endocrinologist in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He is the sub-speciality lead for neuroendocrine and coordinates the local multidisciplinary team meeting.

Wendy Martin

Wendy Martin

Lead Neuroendocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist

Wendy currently works as the Lead Neuroendocrine Clinical Nurse Specialist at Kings College Hospital NHS foundation Trust. She has worked in the Liver unit for over 20 years initially in the liver intensive care unit then as a practice development nurse before joining the clinical nurse specialist team.

Professor John Newell-Price

Professor John Newell-Price

Professor of Endocrinology

Prof Newell-Price leads the Sheffield ENETS European Centre of Excellence for Neuroendocrine Tumours, and was the Chair of the UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society from 2018 – 2022.

Professor Mark Pritchard

Professor Mark Pritchard

Gastroenterologist

Mark is a Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Liverpool and an honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist and clinical lead of the ENETS Centre of Excellence at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Debashis Sarker

Dr Debashis Sarker

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Dr Debashis Sarker is a Consultant Medical Oncologist at Guy’s St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals and Reader in Experimental Oncology in the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences at King’s College, London.

Dr Rohini Sharma

Dr Rohini Sharma

Consultant Medical Oncologist

Rohini Sharma is a Reader in Clinical Pharmacology and Medical Oncology. She is also a Consultant Medical Oncologist based at the Hammersmith Hospital campus of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.

Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan

Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Raj Srirajaskanthan is the lead of the Kings Health Partners Neuroendocrine Tumour service and a consultant gastroenterologist and physician. His specialist interests include gastrointestinal cancers, irritable bowel syndrome, endoscopy and neuroendocrine tumours (NETS).

Dr Richard Steeds

Dr Richard Steeds

Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Richard Steeds is an Honorary Reader at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, and a Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospitals Birmingham.

Mr Mike Tadman

Mr Mike Tadman

Neuroendocrine Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Mike has 30 years’ experience in cancer practice and education, mainly within Oxford. He set up the Neuroendocrine Tumours specialist nursing service at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation trust in 2013.

Professor Chrissie Thirwell

Professor Chrissie Thirwell

Mireille Gillings Professor of Cancer Genomics

Chrissie was recently appointed as the Mireille Gillings Professor of Cancer Genomics, joining the College of Medicine and Health and Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science in August 2019.

Tara Whyand

Tara Whyand

Specialist Dietitian

Neuroendocrine Tumours (Research & Development Dietitian). Tara has specialised in diet for neuroendocrine tumour patients since 2012.

Kym Winter

Kym Winter

Psychotherapist and Counsellor

Kym is the Clinical Lead for NCUK’s Online Counselling and Psychotherapy Service. She specialises in psychotherapy and counselling for those impacted by the psychological impact of rare or uncommon diseases.

Irene Wotherspoon

Irene Wotherspoon

Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist

Irene is the Advanced Clinical Nurse Specialist for Neuro-endocrine Tumours and Thyroid Cancer at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre.