Dr. Thomas is a Consultant Oncologist at Addenbrooke’s and Bedford Hospitals, a visiting Professor at Cranfield University and a clinical teacher at Cambridge University. He is author of the book “Lifestyle after Cancer”. He directs an active research unit, which has designed several UK studies, published 75 scientific papers and presented over 100 abstracts at international conferences.
He leads a research unit which conducts and participates in numerous national trials in biological, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. He also has an academic interest in the evaluation of nutritional, lifestyle and self-help strategies, aiming to integrate these into routine oncology practice. He has published over 100 peer-reveiwed papers including the world’s largest randomized double blind evaluation of a polyphenol rich nutritional supplement in men with prostate cancer (Pomi-T study) and the evaluation of a plant based antedocte for chemotherapy induced nail damage (UK Polybalm Study). For his research achievements Prof Thomas was awarded the British Oncology Association Oncologist of the Year, the Hospital Doctor Magazine Doctor of the year, the NHS communication research Award and the Royal College Frank Ellis Medal.