Professor Alastair J Munro

Professor of Radiation Oncology

Address:

Tayside Cancer Centre
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
Dundee
DD1 9SY

Phone Number:

+(44) 01382 496491

Email Address:

a.j.munro@dundee.ac.uk

Biography

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

Research

Effects of social inequalities on outcomes in patients with cancer

Intraoperative Radiotherapy

Mathematical modelling in  oncology

Publications

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.

Teaching

Clinical teaching of undergraduates

Supervision of 4th year projects and SSCs