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Mr John Edwards

Mr John Edwards qualified in 1993 from the University of Birmingham and was appointed Consultant Thoracic Surgeon in Sheffield in 2007. He trained in Thoracic Surgery in Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester Nottingham and Sheffield.

He has a major research interest in malignant mesothelioma, covering aspects of basic science research as well as surgical and oncological management. In 2003 he was awarded a PhD in Oncology from the University of Leicester. In 2006, he received the Society Thoracic Scholarship from the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland, which enabled him to visit the laboratories of the Tumour Immunology Group in Perth, Western Australia and well known thoracic surgical centres in the United States.

He is co-chair of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Mesothelioma Staging Project. He is chair of the British Mesothelioma Interest Group and a member of the steering committee of the British Thoracic Oncology Group. He is a member of the Clinical Advisors Group of Mesothelioma UK and of the Clinical Sub-Group of the UK Lung Cancer Collaborative. He has published numerous articles related to mesothelioma, lung cancer and thoracic surgery in general. He is currently engaged also in setting up a collaborative basic science research programme in malignant mesothelioma in Sheffield..

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Northern General Hospital
Herries Road Road
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 114 243 4343
NHS Sheffield