Kenneth Bagshawe

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Kenneth Bagshawe

Kenneth Dawson Bagshawe

(1925-08-17) 17 August 1925 (age 93)
NationalityUnited Kingdom

Professor Kenneth Dawson Bagshawe CBE FRCP FRCOG FRCR (born 17 August 1925), FRS is a British oncologist, and Emeritus Professor of Medical Oncology, at Charing Cross Hospital.[1][2]

He worked at St Mary's Hospital Medical School from 1946 to 1952, and subsequently became a Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, United States, in 1955.[3]

From 1960 he was Senior Lecturer in Medicine at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, and Professor of Medical Oncology there from 1975–1990).[3]

He served as chair of the Cancer Research Campaign's Scientific Committee from 1983–1988).[3]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 1989,[3][4] and was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1990 Birthday Honours.[5]


  • Choriocarcinoma: the clinical biology of the trophoblast and its tumours, Edward Arnold, 1969
  • (editor) Medical oncology: medical aspects of malignant disease, Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1975, ISBN 978-0-632-09370-0
  • (editor) VP-16: recent advances and future prospects Grune & Stratton, 1985


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