Professor of Radiation Oncology
Tayside Cancer Centre
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
+(44) 01382 496491
Trained in Radiotherapy & Oncology 1977 to 1981: Hammersmith Hospital & RPMS; Edinburgh
Consultant Oncologist: Hammersmith & St Mary’s Hospitals London 1981-1989
Staff Radiation Oncologist: PMH Toronto 1989-1991
Consultant Oncologist: Bart’s and The Royal London Hospitals 1991-1997
1997 to present: current position
Effects of social inequalities on outcomes in patients with cancer
Mathematical modelling in oncology
Munro, AJ; Interpretation of EUROCARE-5; Lancet Oncology; 2014 January; 15(1) 2-3.
Munro, AJ; Swartzman, S; What is a virtual multidisciplinary team (vMDT)?; British Journal of Cancer; 2013 June 25; 108(12) 2433-2441.
McCowan, C; Munro, AJ; Donnan, PT; Steele, RJC; Use of aspirin post-diagnosis in a cohort of patients with colorectal cancer and its association with all-cause and colorectal cancer specific mortality; European Journal of Cancer; 2013 March; 49(5) 1049-1057.
McCowan C, Munro AJ, Donnan PT, Steele RJC. Use of aspirin post-diagnosis in a cohort of patients with colorectal cancer and its association with all-cause and colorectal cancer specific mortality. European Journal of Cancer 2012.
De Ruysscher D, Mark Lodge M, Jones B, Brada M, Munro A, Jefferson T, Pijls-Johannesma M. Charged particles in radiotherapy: A 5-year update of a systematic review. RADIOTHERAPY AND ONCOLOGY 2012:1-47.
Brewster DH, Clark DI, Stockton DL, Munro AJ, Steele RJC. Characteristics of patients dying within 30 days of diagnosis of breast or colorectal cancer in Scotland, 2003–2007. Br J Cancer 2011;104(1):60-67.
Taylor C, Munro AJ, Glynne-Jones R, Griffith C, Trevatt P, Richards M, Ramirez AJ. Multidisciplinary team working in cancer: what is the evidence? BMJ 2010;340:c951.
Ozakinci G, Wells M, Williams B, Munro AJ, Donnelly P. Cancer diagnosis: An opportune time to help patients and their families stop smoking? Public health 2010. 124(8) 479-482
Munro AJ, Niblock PG. Cancer research in the global village. Lancet 2010;376(9742):659-60.
Coates PJ, Virginia M, Appleyard CL, Murray K, Ackland C, Gardner J, Brown DC, Adamson DJA, Jordan LB, Purdie CA, Munro AJ, Wright EG, Dewar JA, Thompson AM. Differential Contextual Responses of Normal Human Breast Epithelium to Ionizing Radiation in a Mouse Xenograft Model. Cancer Research 2010;70(23):9808-15.
Munro AJ. Bystander effects and their implications for clinical radiotherapy. J. Radiol. Prot. 2009;29:A133-A42.
Clinical teaching of undergraduates
Supervision of 4th year projects and SSCs