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Dr J Bridgewater - Cancer Care (Oncology)

Dr John Bridgewater is a Consultant Oncologist specialising in gastrointestinal cancers at Rivers Hospital.

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Gastrointestinal oncology and carcinoma of unknown primary origins.

Academic background

Dr Bridgewater trained in medicine at Oxford and University College London, and specialised in Medical Oncology at the Middlesex, Mount Vernon and Royal Marsden Hospitals. He holds a PhD in gene therapy from the Institute of Cancer Research.

Dr Bridgewater leads the National Cancer Research Institute subgroup in hepatobiliary malignancy, and has a laboratory programme at the UCL Cancer Institute investigating carcinoma of unknown primary origin. He has participated in a number of landmark studies in GI malignancy.

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NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital

01279 212952