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Dr Hugo Ford
Director of Cancer Services

MA (Cambridge University) MB BChir (Cambridge University) MD (Cambridge University) FRCP (Royal College of Physicians of London)

Telephone: 
01223 217 019
GMC number: 
3542819
Specialties: 
  • Gastrointestinal cancer (colorectal and oesophago-gastric)
  • Lung cancer
  • Cancer of unknown primary site

Dr Ford is the director of Cancer Services at Addenbrooke's Hospital. He qualified in medicine from Cambridge University and St Thomas' Hospital in London. He undertook specialist training in Medical Oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital and studied for his postgraduate (MD) degree at the Institute of Cancer Research for which he was awarded the Sir Lionel Whitby Medal. His special interest is in gastrointestinal cancer. His current research mainly relates to the mechanisms of sensitivity and resistance to chemotherapy drugs in oesophageal and gastric cancers. He is a member of the National Cancer Research Network Upper GI Clinical Studies group, and is the lead investigator for a number of multicentre clinical trials.