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Karol Sikora

Professor Karol Sikora

Medical Director, Cancer Partners International

Professor Karol Sikora is the Medical Director of Cancer Partners International. Previously, he was the founding director of Rutherford Health, a network of cancer centres with proton beam facilities. He was the founder of Cancer Partners UK which has created UK’s largest independent UK cancer network with private equity. He was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cancer Medicine at Imperial College School of Medicine and is still honorary Consultant Oncologist at Hammersmith Hospital, London. He was seconded to be Director of the WHO Cancer Programme in 2000.

He was the Founding Dean and now Professor of Medicine at Britain’s first independent Medical School at the University of Buckingham and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He has published over 500 papers and written or edited 20 books including Treatment of Cancer - the standard British postgraduate textbook, now going to its eighth edition in over 30 years. His new book, Cancer: the key to getting the best care - making the system work for you has created considerable controversy.