Dr. Jason  Lester

Dr. Jason Lester

Address: Thames Valley 3 Collegiate Square Shinfield, Reading, Sheffield, England, RG2 9LH, United Kingdom

Gender: Male

Type of Professional: Oncologist

Associated Healthcare Provider: PERMANENTLY CLOSED - The Rutherford Cancer Centre Thames Valley

Languages Spoken: English

More than 26 Years of experience

About the Doctor / Professional

Dr Jason Lester is a senior Consultant Clinical Oncologist based in South Wales. He trained and qualified in United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s & St Thomas’s in 1993. He completed his general medical training in London and the South East of England before moving to Wales in 1997. He joined Velindre Cancer Centre in 1997 and completed his Clinical Oncology training in 2003.

Dr Lester was appointed as a consultant Oncologist in 2003, specialising in the management of lung (non-small cell, small cell, mesothelioma) and urological (prostate, kidney, bladder) cancers. His NHS practice is based in South East Wales, with clinics in The Royal Gwent Hospital Newport, University Hospital Llandough, Cardiff and Velindre Cancer Centre, Cardiff. He is an Associate Clinical Director at Velindre and Director of Stepping Stones, the Wales-based lung cancer charity.

He is currently Deputy Clinical Director of Velindre Cancer Centre, and Chairman of the Rutherford Cancer Centre Local Medical Advisory Committee for Wales. He is also the Clinical Lead for the All Wales Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy Service.

Dr Lester participates in a large number of clinical trials in both lung and urological cancer sites, and has published extensively in these fields. He is the lead investigator in the I-START trial, (dose escalated radiotherapy) and the SKOPOS trial, a vaccine trial in malignant pleural mesothelioma. He is responsible for prescribing and supervising the administration of radiotherapy, radioisotope treatment, cytotoxic chemotherapy and hormone therapy.

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Dr. Jason Lester and other Oncologists at Rutherford Cancer Centres are available for virtual consultations.

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