Jonathan Waxman is Professor of Oncology at Imperial College, London.  He is the author of around 400 research papers and chapters, on a variety of cancers, and of twelve books on cancer.  He has raised funds for the building of the Hammersmith Cancer Centre whose spirit aims to combine the best of conventional and alternative therapies.  He founded Prostate Cancer UK, the first United Kingdom national organisation promoting research and patient support for this condition.  He helped establish an All Party Parliamentary Group to improve cancer treatment and rationalise cancer research throughout the UK.

Jonathan has published three books:

The Fifth Gospel, published under the name David Alexander (Pan Macmillan);

The Elephant in the Room (Springer);

MacLeod’s Introduction to Medicine: A Doctor’s Memoir (Springer).