Professor David Miles is a consultant oncologist who specialises in breast cancer treatment, with over 20 years' experience in the field. He trained at University College London and undertook postgraduate education at Kings College, University College, and Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals. He completed his doctorate in biological therapy of breast cancer at the Breast Unit of Guy’s and St Thomas's Hospital. Professor Miles was head of the Breast Cancer Biology Group at Guy's and St Thomas's, and more recently became Lead Clinician for breast cancer at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre.
Professor Miles is the Global Principal Investigator in clinical trials of biological therapies in the treatment of breast cancer. He serves on clinical trial steering and independent data monitoring committees for studies of novel therapies for the treatment of breast and other cancers. Professor Miles also advises the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on the adoption of new drugs being considered for breast cancer. He was invited by NICE to become a member of the committee to produce guidelines for the treatment of early stage breast cancer, and also sits on the NICE quality standards committee.
Professor Miles is currently a module leader and lecturer at the Institute of Cancer Research and lectures 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.