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researcher , Surgeon

John Russell Benson, British surgeon, researcher. Graduate scholar St. Peter's College, Oxford University, 1983-1984; grantee British Oncological Association, 1995, Ethicon Foundation Fund, 1998; Travel fellow Royal College Surgeons, Incorporated, New York York, 1996.


Benson, John Russell was born on November 8, 1959 in Kingston-upon-Hull, England. Son of George Samuel and Elsie May (Bell) Benson.


Bachelor with honours, Oxford University, England, 1981. Bachelor of Medicine, BCh, Oxford University, England, 1984. Master of Arts (honorary), Oxford University, England, 1985.

DM, Oxford University, England, 1997.


Senior house officer Hammersmith Hospital, London, 1988. Department demonstrator, department anatomy University Oxford, England, 1986. Senior house officer Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, 1987.

Registrar Newham General Hospital, London, 1989-1992. Clinical research fellow Institute Cancer Research, 1992-1994. Senior registrar Royal Marsden Hospital, 1994-1996, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, 1996-2000.

Consultant breast surgeon Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, England, since 2000. Director clinical studies and fellow Selwyn College, since 2000.


  • Other Work

    • Author: TGFB and Cancer (RG Landes Company). Co-editor: Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast, 2004, Management Options in Breast Cancer, Informa Healthcare, 2007, Early Breast Cancer, The Lencet, 2009. Co-editor: Oncoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Breast and Early Breast Cancer - form screening to multidisciplinary management, 2006.

      Member editorial advisory board Lancet Oncology. Contributor articles to medical journals, including Lancet, British Journal Cancer.


Fellow Royal College Surgeons (England), Royal College Surgeons (Edinburgh), British Breast Group. Member American Association for Cancer Research (correspondent, travel grantee 1994), British Association Surgical Oncologists, Oxford Union Society (life), New York Academy of Sciences, New York metropolitan Breast Group, Panel Examiners.


  • Other Interests

    Piano, travel, collecting bric-a-brac.


George Samuel Benson

Elsie May (Bell) Benson