Professor David Miles (MBBS, BSc, MD, FRCP) is a medical oncologist with a special interest in the treatment of breast cancer with over 25 years experience in the field. He trained at University College London with post-graduate education at Kings College, University College and Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospital and completed his doctorate in the biological therapy of breast cancer at the Breast Unit at Guy’s Hospital. He headed the Breast Cancer Biology Group at Guys and more recently moved to be Lead Clinician for breast cancer at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre. He is the global Principal Investigator in clinical trials of biological therapies in the treatment of beast cancer and serves on clinical trial steering committees and independent data monitoring committees for studies of novel therapies for the treatment of breast cancer.
He has advised the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the adoption of new drugs being considered for breast cancer and is a member of the committee invited by NICE to produce guidelines for the treatment of early stage breast cancer. He is a module leader and lecturer at the Institute of Cancer Research and is frequently invited to lecture internationally. He is an advisor to the charity Breast Cancer Care, a board member of the Cancer Vaccine Institute and sits on the Central Institutional Review Board of Cancer Research UK.