Neuroendocrine Cancer UK’s
Multidisciplinary Expert Advisory Board
Our Multidisciplinary Expert Advisory Board 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.
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
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
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.
Mr Samuel J Ford
Mr Samuel Ford is a full time Consultant surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham with a specialist interest in general, upper gastrointestinal and sarcoma surgery.
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 Graveling is a Consultant Endocrinologist in Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. He is the sub-speciality lead for neuroendocrine and coordinates the local multidisciplinary team meeting.
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 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
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
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
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 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 is an Honorary Reader at the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Birmingham, and a Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospitals Birmingham.
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
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.
Neuroendocrine Tumours (Research & Development Dietitian). Tara has specialised in diet for neuroendocrine tumour patients since 2012.
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.
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.
We want to thank the Multidisciplinary Expert Advisory Board and other specialists and experts for their time, knowledge and generosity in helping us to answer your questions. They are too numerous to list here, but they contribute considerably to ensure the information we produce and share is relevant, accurate and current.