Treatment restrictions due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

As part of our longstanding relationship, we are proud to be dedicating our resources to the NHS at this important time. As a result many of our treatments are currently suspended and we are reviewing all planned procedures and consultations. We are making every effort to talk to impacted patients and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Dr Kate Fife

Consultant clinical oncologist

Practising at

Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Kate Fife at Spire include:


Other treatments

Skin cancer, Lung cancer, Kidney cancer.

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Professional profile

Kate Fife is a consultant clinical oncologist at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge where she was appointed in 2001. Together with Prof Tim Eisen, she runs a large research focussed renal cancer clinic, seeing approximately 130 new patients per year, making it one of the largest specialist centres for this cancer in the UK. Her other interests are skin malignancies and lung cancer. She treats basal cell and squamous cell cancers of the skin and metastsatic melanoma with radiotherapy and patients with rare skin cancers, cutaneous lymphomas and Kaposi’s sarcoma. She is also interested in training and is an educational supervisor.

She trained in medicine at St George’s Hospital in London, qualifying in 1987. She trained in general medicine then in oncology initially at the Royal Marsden Hospital. She carried out clinical research in HIV related malignancies whilst a research fellow at Chelsea and Westminster and Charing Cross Hospitals and completed an MD in angiogenesis related laboratory research in 1998. She completed her oncology training at the Hammersmith Hospital. Subsequently she was a locum Consultant and research fellow at the Sydney Cancer Centre and Sydney Melanoma Unit, carrying out further laboratory and clinical research.

Clinical Interests

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Current NHS posts

Cambridge University NHS Foundation Trust.

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Personal Profile

Kate Fife lives in Cambridge with her family.

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Private contact details

Telephone 01223 266 990