I am a consultant clinical oncologist specialising in the radiotherapy and systemic therapy of kidney cancer and skin cancers.
Dr Kate Fife
MBBS, MD, FRCP, FRCR, FRANZCR
Clinical oncology consultant
My current role
I have wide experience in the management of kidney (renal) and skin cancers. I have active clinical research interests and I am the Principal Investigator for national and international clinical trials.
I have around 100 peer-reviewed publications and am a member of the National Cancer Research Institute Bladder and Renal Group. I have also advised NICE. I am an author of the 2020 British Association of Dermatologists Squamous cell skin cancer guidelines and the 2021 Basal cell cancer guidelines.
I am chair of the Kidney Cancer UK Accord group, a professional and patient group, which aims to improve management of kidney cancer in the UK.
I trained in medicine at St George’s Hospital, London and in oncology at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Hammersmith and Charing Cross Hospital.
I carried out clinical research in HIV related malignancies and completed an MD in angiogenesis related research at Chelsea and Westminster and Charing Cross Hospitals in 1995-8.
Subsequently, I was a locum Consultant and Research Fellow at the Sydney Cancer Centre and Sydney Melanoma Unit, carrying out further laboratory and clinical research.
Memberships and accreditations
Fellow of Royal College of Physicians
Fellow of Royal College of Radiologists
Fellow of Royal Australian and NZ College of Radiologists