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Professor Tim Iveson BSc, MB BS, MD, FRCP

Professor of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology

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Prof Tim Iveson is Professor Gastro-Intestinal Oncology within Medicine at the University of Southampton

Tim graduated in Medicine from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London in 1984 and completed his oncology training at the Royal Marsden Hospital. Tim was appointed as a Consultant Medical Oncologist in Southampton in 1995 and has been Professor of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology since 2020.

Tim has been actively involved in clinical research throughout his consultant career contributing to many landmark studies defining treatment for gastro-intestinal cancers.

Tim was the Chief Investigator of the SCOT study which was part of the IDEA (International duration evaluation of adjuvant therapy) collaboration. These studies have defined a new global standard of three months duration of adjuvant chemotherapy for many patients with colorectal cancer. Tim is also actively involved in the TransSCOT translational research programme.


BSc, Pharmacology, University of London 1981
MBBS, Medicine, University of London 1984
MD, University of London 1996
FRCP, Royal College of Physicians 2000

Appointments held

Consultant Medical Oncologist, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Professor of Gastro-Intestinal Oncology, University of Southampton, Faculty of Medicine

Research interests

Tim was the Chief Investigator of the SCOT study and is actively involved in the TransSCOT translational research programme as well as recruiting patients to on-going studies of treatment of gastro-intestinal cancers.

Research group

Cancer Sciences

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Professor Tim Iveson
Faculty of Medicine, Room AB215, Mailpoint 801, South Academic Block, University Hospital Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD

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