Professor Karol Sikora
Professor Karol Sikora is Chief Medical Officer of Rutherford Health PLC. He was the founder of Cancer Partners UK which has created UK’s largest independent UK cancer network with private equity. It has now been acquired by Genesis Care. He was Professor and Chairman of the Department of Cancer Medicine at Imperial College School of Medicine and is still honorary Consultant Oncologist at Hammersmith Hospital, London. He was seconded to be Director of the WHO Cancer Programme in 2000.
He was Founding Dean and Professor of Medicine at Britain’s first independent Medical School at the University of Buckingham and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He has published over 300 papers and written or edited 20 books including Treatment of Cancer – the standard British postgraduate textbook, now going to its seventh edition. His new book The street-wise patients guide to surviving cancer has just been published.