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FIFE, Dr Kate

My current role
I have wide experience in the management of kidney (renal) and skin cancers. I have active clinical research interests and I am the Principal Investigator for national and international clinical trials.

I have around 100 peer-reviewed publications and am a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Bladder and Renal Group. I have also advised NICE. I am an author of the 2020 British Association of Dermatologists Squamous cell skin cancer guidelines and the 2021 Basal cell cancer guidelines.

I am chair of the Kidney Cancer UK Accord group, a professional and patient group, which aims to improve management of kidney cancer in the UK.

Previous history
I trained in medicine at St George’s Hospital, London and in oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospital.

I carried out clinical research in HIV related malignancies and completed an MD in angiogenesis related research at Chelsea and Westminster and Charing Cross Hospitals in 1995-8.

Subsequently, I was a locum Consultant and Research Fellow at the Sydney Cancer Centre and Sydney Melanoma Unit, carrying out further laboratory and clinical research.

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