Meirion Thomas is a World renowned surgical oncologist

Specialising in skin lesions, cancer, melanoma and soft tissue sarcoma, Meirion has built an unparalleled career in diagnosing and treating skin lesions including moles, the precursors to melanoma, at all stages of the disease. He has many publications to his name, was previous Professor in Surgical Oncology at Imperial College, and the former lead surgeon of the unit he founded at the Royal Marsden Hospital specialising in the treatment of skin and soft tissue cancers.

Meirion Thomas retired from the NHS in 2015 and is now based at the Lister Hospital on Chelsea Bridge Road, as well as the Chelsea Outpatients Centre at 280 Kings Road.

Please telephone the office on 020 7881 0794 and speak to his PA, Jennifer Robbins, who has worked with Meirion since 1989. Jennifer will advise you if the referral is appropriate, and if a one-stop surgical excision is a possibility. If not, she will advise and recommend a different opinion as necessary. An answerphone is available out of hours, and we will return your call the next working day.

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Surviving Cancer

Surviving Cancer

May 8, 2016

  The good news is that more people are being cured of cancer because of earlier diagnosis and because of better treatments. For example, new hormonal and chemotherapy drugs have transformed the outlook for many patients with breast cancer, but among the most recent dramatic developments have been the new immunotherapies for treating advanced melanoma, […]

Skin cancer general information

Skin cancer general information

April 28, 2016

Most skin cancers are caused by long term exposure to the sun. There are two types of non-melanoma skin cancer, namely basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Non melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the UK each year. If you find any new abnormalities on the […]

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)

April 28, 2016

Squamous cell skin cancers are usually pink lumps. They may have hard or scaly skin on the surface. They can bleed easily and ulcerate. They are most often found on the face, neck, lips, ears, hands, shoulders, arms and legs. The most common treatment for small skin cancers is just to have the cancer removed […]

Malignant Melanoma and Moles

Malignant Melanoma and Moles

April 28, 2016

Some of us have more moles than others. The more moles you have on your body, the higher your risk of melanoma. Of course this doesn’t mean you will definitely get melanoma if you have lots of moles. But it does mean you should be very careful about exposing yourself to the sun. And you […]

Skin Cancer Information

Skin Cancer Information

February 29, 2016

Most skin cancers are caused by long term exposure to the sun. There are two types of non-melanoma skin cancer, namely basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). Non melanoma skin cancer is the most common type of cancer diagnosed in the UK each year. If you find any new abnormalities on the […]

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