Dr Axel Walther

Consultant Medical Oncologist

MA (Hons), BM, BCh, PhD, FRCP


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I am a Consultant Medical Oncologist at the Bristol Cancer Institute, part of the University Hospitals Bristol. I am the lead of the clinical trials unit at the Cancer Institute and hold an Honorary Senior Lectureship position as the Clinical Lead of the University of Bristol Cancer Community, I am a member of the National Cancer Research Institute’s Ovarian and Endometrial Groups.

I have an MA in Medical Sciences from the University of Cambridge and completed my BM in clinical training at the University of Oxford in 1997. I hold a PhD in cancer genetics from University College London. I also worked in a number of hospitals as a junior doctor, completing my specialist cancer training at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London.

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Axel Walther at Spire include:

Oncology

Clinical oncology

Other treatments

  • Chemotherapy for gynaecological and bowel cancer
  • Second opinions

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Bowel cancer
Chemotherapy
Gynaecological cancer
Oncology

Special Clinical Interests: Large bowel cancer; targeted therapy; cancer genetics

Qualification and professional memberships

MA (Hons) / University of Cambridge / 1994
.

BM BCh / University of Oxford / 1997
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PhD in Molecular Genetics / University College London / 2010
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FRCP / Royal College of Physicians, London / 2015
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Professional memberships

American Society of Clinical Oncology

Association of Cancer Physicians

European Society of Medical Oncology

Royal College of Physicians

Current NHS posts

Consultant Medical Oncologist, Bristol Cancer Institute.

Personal profile

I moved to Bristol with my wife and two children in 2011 to take up my consultant post. I enjoy playing hockey for Clifton Robinsons and I am a Governor at Christ Church Primary School.

Contact information

Private secretary Becky Gordon
Private secretary telephone 01454 456 542
Private secretary fax 01454 456 523
Private secretary email becky.gordon@spirehealthcare.com