Dr Khurum Khan is a research-active consultant who trained in medical oncology at the Northern Ireland Cancer Centre and Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust London. After working as a locum consultant at Royal Marsden for 18 months, Dr Khan took a substantive consultant position in gastrointestinal oncology at UCLH. He also attends North Middlesex University Hospital (NMUH), where he’s the clinical lead of carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP).
He is actively involved in translational research and has presented and lectured in international conferences and public forums respectively. Dr Khan published several high-impact papers in peer-reviewed journals including Science, Cancer Discovery, Cancer Cell, Gut, Gastroenterologist, Clinical Cancer Research, Oncogene, Oncologist, BMC Cancer, British Medical Journal (BMJ) and British Journal of Cancer. He has served as an expert member of the National Research and Ethics Committee.
Dr Khan has also played an active role in improving the educational experience of the junior doctors nationally. He writes questions for MRCP(UK) and medical oncology exams, and remains part of the national medical oncology recruitment panel.