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Dr Adam Dangoor

Name:   Dr Adam Dangoor

Adam Dangoor

Current Post:   Consultant Medical Oncologist


Lung cancer , mesothelioma, sarcoma, neuroendocrine, hepatobiliary, and upper GI cancers

Medical qualifications:  

BMedSci (Hons) 1991 University of Nottingham
BM BS 1993 University of Nottingham
MRCP 1999 Royal College of Physicians, London
MD 2011 University of Manchester

Date of registration:   1994
Membership of professional bodies: Association of Cancer Physicians
British Medical Association
British Sarcoma Group
Special clinical interests:  

Clinical trials. Service improvement. Digital health applications

Professional profile/background:  

Graduated from the University of Nottingham in 1993, and subsequently worked in a number of hospitals in the UK, New Zealand, and Australia. Membership of the Royal College of Physicians was obtained in 1999.

Specialist training in oncology was carried out in New Zealand, and then the Christie Hospital in Manchester. A period of research, as a Cancer Research UK Clinical Fellow, was undertaken at the Paterson Institute for Cancer Research in Manchester. Work looking at cancer vaccines in melanoma and colorectal cancer led to peer-reviewed publications and the award of an MD in 2011. Specialist training was completed in 2008 and, following a locum consultant post in Manchester, a move to Bristol to take up a consultant post at the Bristol Haematology & Oncology Centre.

Led organisation of the annual British Sarcoma Group conference in Bristol 2017 and lead author of the UK Guidelines for the Management of Soft Tissue Sarcoma.

Local roles:

Cancer Network Lead for Lung Cancer
Research Lead and Deputy Network Lead for Sarcoma
Chemotherapy Lead at the Oncology Centre
Joint Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) for UHBristol
Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Bristol

National Roles:

Member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Cancer Physicians (ACP), who represent medical oncologists in the UK, and editor of the ACP website.
Royal College of Physicians Speciality Advisor for Medical Oncology.
Oncology advisor to, an online network for UK doctors.
Board Member of the British Sarcoma Group.
Previously a member of the national Clinical Studies Group (NCRI CSG) for lung cancer

Web links to published articles:  

UK guidelines for the management of soft tissue sarcomas.


Dangoor A, Seddon B, Gerrand C, Grimer R, Whelan J, Judson I.

Clin Sarcoma Res. 2016 Nov 15;6:20. eCollection 2016. Review.

PMID: 27891213 Free PMC Article


An Association of Cancer Physicians' strategy for improving services and outcomes for cancer patients.

Baird R, Banks I, Cameron D, Chester J, Earl H, Flannagan M, Januszewski A, Kennedy R, Payne S, Samuel E, Taylor H, Agarwal R, Ahmed S, Archer C, Board R, Carser J, Copson E, Cunningham D, Coleman R,Dangoor A, Dark G, Eccles D, Gallagher C, Glaser A, Griffiths R, Hall G, Hall M, Harari D, Hawkins M, Hill M, Johnson P, Jones A, Kalsi T, Karapanagiotou E, Kemp Z, Mansi J, Marshall E, Mitchell A, Moe M, Michie C, Neal R, Newsom-Davis T, Norton A, Osborne R, Patel G, Radford J, Ring A, Shaw E, Skinner R, Stark D, Turnbull S, Velikova G, White J, Young A, Joffe J, Selby P.

Ecancermedicalscience. 2016 Jan 5;10:608. doi: 10.3332/ecancer.2016.608. eCollection 2016.

PMID: 26913066 Free PMC Article


The trumpet's blown pupil.

Plummer C,Dangoor A.

Med J Aust. 2015 May 18;202(9):497. No abstract available.

PMID: 25971576 Similar articles


The South West Area Mesothelioma and Pemetrexed trial: a multicentre prospective observational study evaluating novel markers of chemotherapy response and prognostication.

Hooper CE, Lyburn ID, Searle J, Darby M, Hall T, Hall D, Morley A, White P, Rahman NM, De Winton E, Clive A, Masani V, Arnold DT,Dangoor A, Guglani S, Jankowska P, Lowndes SA, Harvey JE, Braybrooke JP, Maskell NA.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112(7):1175-82. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.62.

PMID: 25756396 Free PMC Article


The effect of chemotherapy on health-related quality of life in mesothelioma: results from the SWAMP trial.

Arnold DT, Hooper CE, Morley A, White P, Lyburn ID, Searle J, Darby M, Hall T, Hall D, Rahman NM, De Winton E, Clive A, Masani V,Dangoor A, Guglani S, Jankowska P, Lowndes SA, Harvey JE, Braybrooke JP, Maskell NA.

Br J Cancer. 2015 Mar 31;112(7):1183-9. doi: 10.1038/bjc.2015.77.

PMID: 25756395 Free PMC Article


Clinical and immunological responses in metastatic melanoma patients vaccinated with a high-dose poly-epitope vaccine.

Dangoor A, Lorigan P, Keilholz U, Schadendorf D, Harris A, Ottensmeier C, Smyth J, Hoffmann K, Anderson R, Cripps M, Schneider J, Hawkins R.

Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2010 Jun;59(6):863-73


Immune evasion mechanisms in colorectal cancer liver metastasis patients vaccinated with TroVax (MVA-5T4).

Elkord E, Dangoor A, Burt DJ, Southgate TD, Daayana S, Harrop R, Drijfhout JW, Sherlock D, Hawkins RE, Stern PL.

Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2009 Oct;58(10):1657-67


An MVA-based vaccine targeting the oncofetal antigen 5T4 in patients undergoing surgical resection of colorectal cancer liver metastases.

Elkord E, Dangoor A, Drury NL, Harrop R, Burt DJ, Drijfhout JW, Hamer C, Andrews D, Naylor S, Sherlock D, Hawkins RE, Stern PL.

J Immunother. 2008 Nov-Dec;31(9):820-9


Cancer vaccines: a clinical perspective.

Dangoor A, Thistlethwaite F, Hawkins R.

Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2006 Jul;67(7):365-9. Review. No abstract available


Expression of the 5T4 oncofoetal antigen in renal cell carcinoma: a potential target for T-cell-based immunotherapy.

Griffiths RW, Gilham DE,Dangoor A, Ramani V, Clarke NW, Stern PL, Hawkins RE.

Br J Cancer. 2005 Sep 19;93(6):670-7.

PMID: 16222313 Free PMC Article


Treatment of inoperable hepatocellular carcinoma with pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD): results of a phase II study.

Valle JW,Dangoor A, Beech J, Sherlock DJ, Lee SM, Scarffe JH, Swindell R, Ranson M.

Br J Cancer. 2005 Feb 28;92(4):628-30.

PMID: 15700038 Free PMC Article


Making resuscitation decisions: balancing ethics with the facts.

Dangoor A, Atkinson C.

N Z Med J. 2001 Jan 26;114(1124):1. No abstract available.